Grasshopper and Morning Glories

朝顔にきりぎりす

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #313; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.02

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.3 x 12.1 cm (13 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7963

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2292, 21.7963

Inscription

Poem: Asagao no/ akarenu sono hi/ sono hi ka na
朝顔の あかれぬその日 その日かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection