Morning Glories and Cricket, from the series A Compendium of Flowers of the Four Seasons (Shiki no hana zukushi)

「四季の花尽」 朝顔

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fan prints #40.1

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22.7 x 29 cm (8 15/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10125

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Asago no/ akarenu sono hi/ sono hi ka na
朝顔の あかれぬその日 その日かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Watari
No blockcutter'a mark
改印:渡
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