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; 35.5 x 23.6 cm (14 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9600

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

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright, as part of Kacho Lot; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection