Kingfisher and Hibiscus in Fan Shape

芙蓉に翡翠

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


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.4 x 18.4 cm (10 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9657

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9655 (ink, no publisher), 21.9657 (color)

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

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection