Bird and Mountain Cherry

山桜に小鳥

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


Dimensions

Kotanzaku; 34 x 7.5 cm (13 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8494

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19974 (no publisher’s mark), 20.211 (Kawaguchiya edition), 21.8493 (no publisher’s mark), 21.8494 (Edoya edition)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection