Golden Pheasant and Fern Shoots

蕨に錦鶏

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #18; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #108; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 172

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38.1 x 13.1 cm (15 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.840

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.840, 06.1469, 21.7937

Inscription

Poem: Fumi takau/ michi ya warabi no/ take takashi

踏みたかふ 道や蕨の 丈高し

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