Bird and Morning Glories (top), Bird on Maple Branch (bottom)

朝顔に小鳥 (上) 紅葉に小鳥 (下)

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Dimensions

Two vertical yotsugiri on uncut sheet; 34.1 x 11.7 cm (13 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8642

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8642 (uncut), 21.8643 (top half), 21.8644 (bottom half)

Inscription

Poem (top): Asagao ya/ ...
Poem (bottom): ... momiji ka na

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (on each design)
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame (above)
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai (below)
改印:極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection