The Call of the Swallow (Urayamashi/ noki ni koso tou/ tsubame no koe)

「浦山し軒にこそ問ふ燕の声」

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 9th month
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Iseya Kanekichi (Japanese), Blockcutter Yokokawa Takejirô (Hori Take)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.8 x 25.4 cm (14 1/2 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

17.3211.19

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche

豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Ox 9
Blockcutter's mark: Hori Take

改印:浜、馬込、丑九
彫師:彫竹

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection