Waterrail and Iris

菖蒲にくいな

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Seijirô (Marusei, Jukakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #166 (uncut horizontal ôban sheet, aizuri)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23.5 x 17 cm (9 1/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9649

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left half of an ôban sheet; 21.9650 is the right half (from an aizuri edition).

Inscription

Poem: Tsugihashi no/ ato o mizuta no/ kuina ka na
継橋の あとを水田の くゐなかな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection