Morning Glories, Umbrella, and White Rooster

傘に鶏に朝顔

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #11 (different edition); RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #73; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 144; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #3.3

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 38.2 x 17.3 cm (15 1/16 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7921

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1143, 21.7920, 21.7921

Inscription

Poem: Nakeba koso/ wakare o oshime/ tori no ne no/ kikoenu sato no/ akatsuki mo kana
鳴波古楚 別於尾志女 鶏野音廼 喜挙江奴里之 暁茂加奈

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection