Swallows and Peach Blossoms in Rain

雨中に桃の花と燕

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


Dimensions

Kotanzaku; 34.5 x 7.5 cm (13 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8487

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection