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; Rijksmuseum cat. IV (1984), p. 29, #33; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #6.6

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 37.2 x 16.8 cm (14 5/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7907

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 poem
牡丹花冨貴者也 幽斎

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane Collection (#214); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection