Mandarin Ducks

鴛鴦

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


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22 x 16.1 cm (8 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9689

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9689 (ink), 21.9690 (color)

Inscription

Poem: Oshidori no/ sakazuki toji yo/ usugôri
おし鳥の さかつきとちよ うす氷

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection