Sparrows and Rose

薔薇に雀

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.8 x 16.5 cm (9 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9712

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection