Kingfisher and Iris

花菖蒲に川蝉

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #289

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 34.4 x 11.7 cm (13 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1478

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1478, 21.8044

Inscription

Poem: Kawasemi no/ hane o yosoute/ mizu kagami

川蝉の 羽を粧ふて 水かゝみ

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Hiro

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection