Butterfly and Peonies

牡丹に蝶

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


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.3 x 17 cm (9 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9693

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9693 (full color), 21.9694 (ink)

Inscription

Chinese inscription: Botange fukisha nari
牡丹花福貴者也

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection