Morning Glories

朝顔

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22.5 x 28.7 cm (8 7/8 x 11 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10130

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Unidentified publisher’s mark.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 2 (in fan shape)
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳弐
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection