Morning Glories and Sparrow

朝顔に雀

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #136

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 12.2 x 18.5 cm (4 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8612

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Asagao 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 ga
広重画

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

April 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