Bird and Hibiscus

芙蓉に鳥

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 149

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 33.8 x 11.8 cm (13 5/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8070

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Ariake no/ nurete ochitaru/ fuyô kana
有明の ぬれて落ちたる 芙蓉かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection