Kingfisher and Bellflowers

桔梗にかわせみ

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #94; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #367

Dimensions

Sanchôgake; 25.1 x 12.6 cm (9 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.21.416

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9591, RES.21.416

Inscription

Poem: Asa tsuyu no/ wakete ukitatsu/ kikyô kana
朝露の 分てうき立 桔梗かな

Signed

HIroshige hitsu
廣重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection