Mallard Duck and Snow-covered Reeds

雪中芦に鴨

Japanese
Edo period
about 1836 (Tenpô 7)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

San Francisco 1998, #199; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #69; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #5; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #8.1; Michener, The Floating World (1954), pl. 62

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 38 x 16.7 cm (14 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.962

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.962, 11.2140, 21.7929

Inscription

Poem: Kamo naku ya/ kaze fuki shiwamu/ mizu no omo
鴨啼や 風吹しはむ 水の面

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection