Long-tailed Tit (Enaga) and Japanese White-Eyes (Mejiro), from the album Momo chidori kyôka awase (Myriad Birds: A Kyôka Competition)

百千鳥 「ゑなが 籬菊丸 勉志ろ 田原船積」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1790 (Kansei 2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô (Kôshodô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #475.5

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 x 37.8 cm (9 13/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6602

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Volume 1, picture 5.
Poems by Magaki no Kikumaru (for the long-tailed tit) and Tawara Funazumi (for the white-eyes).
The artist and publisher are identified on the final page of the album, 21.6604a.
The complete, intact album: 2005.119.1-2 and 2008.344.1-2.

Signed

(this page unsigned)

Provenance

January 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection