Plovers, Waves, and Full Moon

波に千鳥

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #266 (with signature and no moon); Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #32 (with signature and no moon)

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 33.5 x 11.2 cm (13 3/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7986

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem, by Uomori: Ame takumu/ yowa ya chidori no/ shikiri naku
雨工む 夜半や千鳥の しきりなく  魚柳

Signed

Unsigned
無款

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