Lion Training Cub

獅子の児落し

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Tokita, E de tanoshimu Edo no kotowaza (2005), p. 93; Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #14; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #8.6; Tanba 1965, #88

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 37.1 x 17 cm (14 5/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7901

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7901, 47.19

Inscription

Poem, by Hakuen: Yokkame no/ shishi itai geni/ botan ka na
四日めの 獅子いたいけに 牡丹哉 白猿

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection