Yellow Bird and Iris

花菖蒲に黄鳥

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #115

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 34.4 x 11.3 cm (13 9/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8004

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Kinou mate/ yoso ni omoishi/ ayamegusa/ kefu ha kayato no/ tsuma to miru kana
きのふまて よそに思ひし あやめくさ けふヮかやとの つまとミるかな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection