Bluebird and Hollyhock

葵に瑠璃鳥

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #24; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #96; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #8; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #24.06

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.3 x 12.3 cm (14 11/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1316

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1316, 06.1459, 21.7969

Inscription

Chinese poem

清風秋気爽 露?日南葵 大暑去酷吏 衛足亦何為

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection