Finch on Camellia Branch

椿に文鳥

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 33 x 10.2 cm (13 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1629

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1629 (no publisher’s mark), 06.1630 (mark of Tsujiya)

Inscription

Poem

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 3
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Hiro

改印:米良、渡辺、丑三
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection