Birds on Camellia Branch

赤椿に鶯と子鳥

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 238, chûban #21.1

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 17.2 x 22.8 cm (6 3/4 x 9 in.)

Accession Number

21.9678

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2185, 21.977 (full color), 21.9678 (ink)

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Inscription

Poem: Hito mushiro/ chiru ya hikage no/ aka tsubaki

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection