Crane and Asters

紫苑に鶴

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #312; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #24.11

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38.2 x 13 cm (15 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7942

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.947, 21.7942

Inscription

Chinese poem
欲洗霜翻下澗辺 却嫌菱刺汚香泉 沙鴎蒲雁応驚? 一挙扶揺直上天

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:極

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