Swallows, Peach Blossoms, and Moon

月下桃花に燕

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #2; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #7.3

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 36 x 17.4 cm (14 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1213

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1213, 21.6647

Inscription

Chinese poem

春来遍是桃花水 不瓣仙源何處尽尋

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu

広重筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection