Butterflies and Bush Clover

萩に胡蝶

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


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.1 x 12.5 cm (13 13/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1467

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1647, 21.7964

Inscription

Poem: Te oribaya/ hagi ni utsutsu no/ chô no mama

手折りはや 萩にうつつの 蝶の侭

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