Botan and Manchurian Great Tit (Botan ni shijûkara), from the series Flower and Bird Pictures (Kachô zue)

「花鳥図絵 牡丹に四十雀」

Japanese
Meiji era
about 1879 (Meiji 12)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige III (Japanese, 1842–1894)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 33 x 21.5 cm (13 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9602

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige
広重

Provenance

November 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection