Magpie and Azalea

躑躅に鵲

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #21; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.36

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.8 x 13.1 cm (14 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7984

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1141, 11.2065, 21.7984

Inscription

Poem: Yûyama no/ tsutsuji ni naoru/ hiyori ka na
夕山の 躑躅に直る 日和かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

February 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection