Golden Pheasant on Plum Branch

梅に錦鶏

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


Dimensions

23.8 x 11.5 cm (9 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.2006

Medium or Technique

Ink 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

Drawings

Inscription

Line from Chinese poem: Baika setchû ni hiraku, "Plum flowers blossom in the snow"

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

1953, sold by Mabel Bacon Happer, San Francisco, to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund