Rooster on a Snowy Hillside

雪中の鶏

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #99; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #57; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.14

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 36.8 x 12.4 cm (14 1/2 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7941

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1458, 21.7941

Inscription

Poem, by Hachijintei: Kinuginu no/ hanashi mo imada/ tsumoranu ni/ tokekau to naku/ yuki no niwatori
きぬきぬの 咄もいまた つもらぬに とけかうと啼く 雪の鶏  八陣亭

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

September 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection