Morning Glories

朝顔

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.7 x 12.9 cm (14 13/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8058

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8057 (white background, with poem), 21.8058 (gray background, no poem)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Mera
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良
彫師:なし

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection