Wagtail and Water Plantain

水葵に鶺鴒

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


Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 34.4 x 11 cm (13 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8014

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

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

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

May 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection