Swallows, Small Bird, and Wisteria

藤に燕と子鳥

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 237, vertical chûban #29.17

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 21.7 x 16.9 cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9715

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9714 (color), 21.9715 (ink)

Inscription

Poem: Yama no ha ni/ irihi o kaesu/ tsubame ka na
山の端に 入日をかへす 乙鳥かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection