Kingfisher and Reeds

蘆に翡翠

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


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 34.3 x 11.4 cm (13 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.15

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Kawasemi no/ hane o yosoute/ mizu kagami
川蝉の 羽を粧ふて 水かゝみ

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

1950, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich