Swallow and Hibiscus in Fan Shape

芙蓉に燕

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


Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.4 x 16.8 cm (8 13/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1436

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9656 (color), 52.1436 (ink)

Inscription

Poem: Ariake no/ nurete ochitaru/ fuyô kana

有明の ぬれて落ちたる ふよふかな

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Artist's seal: Utagawa

Provenance

1952, gift of Dr. G.S. Amsden to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 9, 1952)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. G. S. Amsden