Kerria Roses and Iris, from the series Flower Gardens in the Four Seasons (Shiki no hanazono)

「四季の花園」 山吹とあやめ

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #27 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.3 cm (14 3/4 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1177

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark
改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock