Camellia and Finch

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Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #16; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #314

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38.2 x 13 cm (15 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1315

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1315, 21.7958

Inscription

Poem: Ochisama ni/ mizu koboshikeri/ hana tsubaki

落さまに 水こほしけり 花椿

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