Camellia and Bullfinch

椿に鷽

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #85; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #13; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #8.3

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 38.4 x 17 cm (15 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7906

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.842, 06.1227, 21.7906

Inscription

Poem: Hakisôji/ shite kara ochiru/ tsubaki ka na
はき除掃 してから落る 椿かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection