Swallow and Iris

菖蒲に燕

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


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.3 x 16.4 cm (8 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9701

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Yama no ha ni/ tsubame o kaesu/ irihi ka na
山の端に 乙鳥をかへす 入日哉

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: kaô

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection