Wagtail and Roses

薔薇に鶺鴒

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #308; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.38

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.1 x 12.9 cm (14 5/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7983

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7982, 21.7983

Inscription

Poem: Yo no naka wa/ sekirei no o no/ hima mo nashi
世の中ハ 鶺鴒の尾の ひまもなし

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection