Oyster-catchers (Miyakodori), Reeds, and Falling Petals

芦に都鳥、落花

Japanese
Edo period
about 1846–47 (Kôka 3–4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Tanba 1965, #418

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.3 x 11.5 cm (13 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8043

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1457, 21.8043, 50.14

Inscription

Poem: Tori no na no/ miyako to .../ Sumidagawa

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Hiro

Provenance

February 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection