Ducks and Reeds

芦に鴨

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Mem. Mus., Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #32; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #97; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 167; Bogel et al 1988, #38; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), p. 240, chûtanzaku #11.02?

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37 x 12.8 cm (14 9/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1079

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1079, 21.7935

Inscription

Poem: Kamo naku ya/ kaze fuki shiwamu/ mizu no omo

鴨鳴屋 風吹思和無 水廼遠毛 (かもなくや かざふきしわむ みずのおも)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Yûsai

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection