Quail and Poppies

罌栗に鶉

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #91; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 148; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.01

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.1 x 13 cm (14 5/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7946

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.838, 11.1890, 21.7946, 28.193

Inscription

Poem: Aki no yume/ mite ya naki tasu/ mugiuzura
秋の夢 見てや啼たす 麦鶉

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection