Persimmons and Japanese White-eye

柿に目白鳥

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


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #100

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 36.5 x 12.2 cm (14 3/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7962

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7961, 21.7962

Inscription

Poem: Tsukimi tote/ mukafu sangen/ moraharete/ shifumo nokoranu/ yadono edagaki
月見とて むかふ三軒 もらはれて しふも残らぬ 宿の枝柿  陣亭

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection