Swallows and Peach Blossoms

桃の花と燕

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


Dimensions

Kotanzaku; 33.5 x 7.5 cm (13 3/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8488

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19979, 21.8487, 21.8488 (without rain), 50.19, 50.20

Inscription

Chinese poem
春来遍是桃花水 不辧仙源何處尋

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection