Kingfisher and Viburnum

藪手毬に川蝉

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #274

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35 x 12 cm (13 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8010

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1473, 21.8010 (different seals)

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: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

February 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection