Gourds and Japanese White-eye (above), Peonies and Finch (below)

鳥瓜に目白、 芍薬に小鳥

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #102

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku (two uncut vertical yotsugiri); 38.2 x 13.1 cm (15 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8636

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Shakuyaku ni/ hatsuka no yoku ha/ nakari keri
芍薬に 二十日の欲は なかりけり

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (on each design)
広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection