Sparrows, Kingfisher, and Hibiscus

芙蓉に雀と翡翠

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Seijirô (Marusei, Jukakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 237, vertical chûban #27.2

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 18.9 x 26.3 cm (7 7/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9679

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Ariake no/ nurete ochitaru/ fuyô kana
有明の ぬれて落ちたる 芙蓉かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection