Butterfly and Peonies

牡丹に蝶

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


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.4 x 16.1 cm (8 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9694

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink 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