Bluebird on Camellia Branch

椿に鳥

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


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 34.2 x 11.3 cm (13 7/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1209

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Hito mushiro/ chiru ya hikage no/ aka tsubaki

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

1915, purchased with funds from a group of anonymous donors (collectively "The Tengu") by the MFA. (Accession Date: November 4, 1915)

Credit Line

Gift of The Tengu