Bird on Camellia Branch

椿に四十雀

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #160

Dimensions

Sanchôgake (1/3 of horizontal ôban); 25.1 x 12.6 cm (9 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9593

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9592, 21.9593, RES.21.418

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

Between 1906 and 1909, acquired by Mr. and Mrs. John Osgood (Elizabeth Cameron) Blanchard in Japan; April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Blanchard sale, American Art Galleries, New York; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection