Falcon on an Ivy-draped Pine Branch

松と蔦に鷹

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #263

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 34.1 x 11.8 cm (13 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8025

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 15.153 (white background), 21.8024, 21.8025 (blue background, different seal)

Inscription

Chinese poem: Tesshi jôjô/ ryû da no gotoshi
鉄枝畳々如龍蛇

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection