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 x 16.9 cm (14 9/16 x 6 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

47.19

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

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich