Dragonfly and Begonia

秋海棠に蜻蛉

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #107; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #14

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.7 x 13 cm (14 13/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.951

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Shûkaidô/ sono ha wa nani o/ kata-omoi
秋海棠 その葉は何を 片思い

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