Butterfly and Canola Flower, cut from an unidentified harimaze sheet
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Harimaze, cut from ôban sheet; 34.1 x 5.8 cm (13 7/16 x 2 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The unusual signature Ogachô, a pun on Hiroshige’s address, is on 21.5336 and 21.8805.
Ogachô (a pun on Hiroshige's address)
Artist's seal: Utagawa
Formerly in the collection of Charles Jacquin; January 20, 1921, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at January 17-22, 1921 sale of Mr. Charles Jacquin's collection at the Walpole Galleries, New York, lot #533; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection