Yellow Rose (Yamabuki) and Frogs

山吹に蛙

Japanese
Edo period
about 1832 (Tenpô 3)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter, "Hiroshige no yakusha-e surimono," in Ukiyo-e geijutsu 160 (2010), p. 40, fig. 7; Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #3; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #6.5

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 38.5 x 17.1 cm (15 3/16 x 6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7924

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.6793, 21.7924

Inscription

Poem by Chôtei: Harusame no/ furuku nagara mo/ yamabuki no/ mino hitotsu dani/ naku kaeru ka na
「春雨の ふる句なからも 山吹の みのひとつたに なく蛙かな  長亭」

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright, as part of Kacho Lot; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection