Macaw on Grapevine

葡萄にいんこ

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832–34 (Tenpô 3–5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #26; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #310; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #24.09; Tanba 1965, #401

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37 x 12.9 cm (14 9/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7954

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7953, 21.7954

Inscription

Chinese poem
墨妙自知能鮮醒 酔餘揮灑不勝清 如何盛徳金盤上 嚼砧垂々黒水精

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