Swallow and Poppies

芥子に燕

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


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

21.9646

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9646 (aizuri), 21.9647 (full color)

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 ga
広重画

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection