Kingfisher and Begonia

秋海棠に翡翠

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


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.3 x 16 cm (8 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9742

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9742 (ink), 21.9743 (aizuri)

Inscription

Poem: Kawasemi ya/ hane o yosoute/ mizu kagami
川蝉や 羽を粧ふて 水かゝみ

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection