Swallows and Wisteria

藤に燕

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #156

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.6 x 16.5 cm (10 1/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.9705

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.1883, 21.9705, 21.9706

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ryûsai

Provenance

February 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection