Little Green Birds and Chrysanthemums

菊に小鳥

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #56; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #281; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.10; Tanba 1965, #397

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 33.7 x 11.5 cm (13 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.223

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7998, 54.223

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24