Red-cheeked Bird and Red Plum Blossoms

紅梅に小鳥

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #323; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.35?

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38.6 x 13.1 cm (15 3/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6661

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1309, 21.6661, 55.73

Inscription

Poem: Yamazato wa/ manzai ososhi/ ume no hana
山里は 萬歳おそし 梅の花

Signed

(seals only)

Markings

Artist's seals: Hiro, Shige

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection