Pet Monkey and Cherry Blossoms

桜に猿

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba Mus., Ukiyo-e bi no kiwami (Baur coll. exh. cat., 2001), #194; Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #1; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #3.4

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 37.4 x 17.3 cm (14 3/4 x 6 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7897

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7896, 21.7897, 55.72

Inscription

Chinese poem
人煙一穏秋村僻 猿叫三聲暁峡深

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection