Finch on Camellia Branch

椿に文鳥

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Jinpachi (Marujin, Enjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 33.8 x 11.6 cm (13 5/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.1210

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, Italy, February 28, 2018 – July 29, 2018

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Unidentified publisher’s mark.

Inscription

Poem: Miru yori mo/ ... / aka tsubaki

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Tanaka
No blockcutter's mark
改印:田中
版元:なし

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