Cranes Flying over Waves

波に鶴

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #143 (complete diptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, ôhaba #10??

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.1 x 23.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1462

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Lower sheet of incomplete upright diptych.

MFA impressions: 06.1462, 21.9600

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 5
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

改印:午五
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection