Bluebird and Hollyhock

葵に瑠璃鳥

Japanese
Edo period
early 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #24; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #96; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #8; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #24.06

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.7 x 12.9 cm (14 13/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1459

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1316, 06.1459, 21.7969

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection