Hibiscus

芙蓉

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #50; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), pl. 161

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 31.7 x 11.1 cm (12 1/2 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2115

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.2115, 21.8049

Inscription

Poem: Yoi kaze ni/ tô o torarekeri/ natsu zashiki

よい風に 灯をとられけり 夏座敷

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Mera
No blockcutter's mark

改印:米良
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection