Sparrows and Poppies

芥子に雀

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #s 277, 278

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 33.4 x 11.2 cm (13 1/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8018

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Tori tobite/ au naki keshi no/ hitoe kana
鳥飛て あふなき芥子の 一重かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection