Bird and Peach Blossoms

桃の花に小鳥

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


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.5 x 16.6 cm (8 7/8 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9687

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri with usuzumi); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9686 (full color), 21.9687 (ink)

Inscription

Poem: ... hitotsu ... mura ni ... momo no hana

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
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