Pheasant on a Snow-covered Pine Tree

雪中松に雉子

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #30; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #93; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.15

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38.4 x 13.2 cm (15 1/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7950

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7950, 21.7951

Inscription

Chinese poem
十八公栄霜後露 一千年色雪中深

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:極

Provenance

Between 1906 and 1909, acquired by Mr. and Mrs. John Osgood (Elizabeth Cameron) Blanchard in Japan; April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Blanchard sale, American Art Galleries, New York; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection