Kingfisher and Iris

燕子花に川蝉

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #320; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.13?

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.4 x 13.2 cm (14 11/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1270

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1270, 21.7945

Inscription

Poem: Amadare ni/ sode mo ayame ni/ nioikeri

雨垂に 袖もあやめに 匂いけり

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Hiroshige

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection