White-cheeked Bird on Aronia Branch

海棠に小鳥

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


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.1 x 11.8 cm (13 13/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7995

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Kaidô ya/ haru o shizumete/ sakinikeri
海棠や 春をしつめて 咲にけり

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

December 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