Camellia Blossoms in Snow

雪椿

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #293 (white background)

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 34.8 x 11.5 cm (13 11/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8055

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8054 (gray background), 21.8055 (white background)

Inscription

Poem, by Fûdô Keiri: Mono no hon/ tatsune atsumete/ fuyu komori
ものの本 たつねあつめて 冬こもり  風堂鶏里

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Mera
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良
彫師:なし

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection