Long-tailed Bird on Blossoming Peach

桃に尾長鳥

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #276

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 34.3 x 11.5 cm (13 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8021

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

Markings

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection