Kingfisher and Iris

花菖蒲に翡翠

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 32.7 x 11.4 cm (12 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8066

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

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

Censor's seal: Mera
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良
彫師:なし

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection