Oyster-catchers (Miyakodori), Reeds, and Falling Petals

芦に都鳥、落花

Japanese
Edo period
about 1846–47 (Kôka 3–4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Tanba 1965, #418

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 34.4 x 11.4 cm (13 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.14

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Scuderie del Quirinale, Rome, Italy, February 28, 2018 – July 29, 2018

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1457, 21.8043, 50.14

Inscription

Poem: Tori no na no/ miyako to .../ Sumidagawa

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Hiro

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