Bird on Plum Branch

梅に小鳥

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


Dimensions

Kotanzaku; 34.8 x 7.7 cm (13 11/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8491

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Line from Chinese poem: Ichiju dokusen tenka (no) haru
一樹独先天下春

Signed

Ichiryûsai
一立斎

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