Long-tailed Bird on Blossoming Peach

桃に尾長鳥

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #276

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.4 x 11.6 cm (13 15/16 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8020

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8019 (Kawaguchiya), 21.8020 (Kawaguchiya), 21.8021 (later edition, no publisher’s mark)

Inscription

Poem: Ariake ya/ tori no osamaru/ momo no hana
有明や とりのおさまる 桃の花

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

September 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection