Finch on Wisteria Vine

藤に四十雀

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #17; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #321; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.26?

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.1 x 11.6 cm (13 13/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7976

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6662, 21.7976

Inscription

Poem: Murasaki o/ somuru kon'ya no/ mokari hodo/ nokiba ni tataru/ fuji no hanabira
紫を そむる紺屋の もかり程 軒端にたるゝ 藤の花ひら 八陣亭

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection