Mandarin Ducks in Snow

雪中鴛鴦

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #260; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #71

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 34 x 11.4 cm (13 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8082

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Oshidori no/ sakazuki toji yo/ usugôri
おし鳥の 盃とちよ うす氷

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Hiro
改印:衣笠、渡辺
彫師:なし

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection