Water Plants and Snipe

水葵に鴫

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #332

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 13 x 19.3 cm (5 1/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8613

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8613, 21.8614

Inscription

Poem: Shigi tachite/ hitosuji nagaki/ shizuku kana
鴫立て 一すち長き 雫かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seals: Ichiryûsai, Utaagwa

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection