Hawk on a Plum Branch

梅に鷹

Japanese
Edo period
about 1796–1804 (Kansei 8–Kyôwa 4)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #833; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 249.1.1; Similar works: Asano and Clark 1995, #331 and #332

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.3 x 22.2 cm (13 1/2 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16.119

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1915, purchased with funds from a group of anonymous donors (collectively "The Tengu") by the MFA. (Accession Date: June 1, 1916)

Credit Line

Gift of The Tengu