Peacock and Peonies

牡丹に孔雀

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #6; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #s 72, 254; Hizô 5 (1989), pl. 134; Rijksmuseum cat. IV (1984), p. 29, #33; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #6.6

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 37.8 x 17.1 cm (14 7/8 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1158

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1158, 11.2131, 11.21130, 11.39604, 21.7907

No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Inscription

Chinese inscription

牡丹花冨貴者也 幽斎

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Provenance

1900, purchased by Denman Waldo Ross from Yamanaka & Co., New York; 1906 gift of Denman Waldo Ross, Cambridge, Massachusetts to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 8, 1906)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection