Butterflies and Bush Clover

萩に胡蝶

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


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.8 x 13.1 cm (14 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7964

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1647, 21.7964

Inscription

Poem: Te oribaya/ hagi ni utsutsu no/ chô no mama
手折りはや 萩にうつつの 蝶の侭

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection