White Heron and Rushes

太藺に白鷺

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #48; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #94; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #21; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.17

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.7 x 12.6 cm (14 13/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7939

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7939, 21.7940

Inscription

Chinese poem
霜衣来蘆沼 縮頂覓鮮鱗 警爾元貧飽 忘機莫泥身

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection