Hibiscus and Black-naped Oriole

芙蓉に高麗鶯

Japanese
Edo period
mid 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #27; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #111; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #64

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.3 x 12.8 cm (14 11/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1274

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1274, 11.2151, 21.7977

Inscription

Poem: Ariake no/ nurete ochitaru/ fuyô kana

有明の ぬれて落たる 芙蓉かな

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