Mandarin Ducks and Bamboo

竹に鴛鴦

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 165

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

50.17

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Two designs printed on the same sheet: 50.17 (R), RES.52.99 (L)

Inscription

Poem

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Fu
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:普
彫師:なし

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