Bird, Gourd Vine, and Butterfly

瓢箪、小鳥、胡蝶

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro II (Japanese, ?–1831?), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.5 x 16.7 cm (8 7/8 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.44

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro ga
歌麿画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24