Quail and Poppies

罌栗に鶉

Japanese
Edo period
about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #91; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 148; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.01

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38 x 13.1 cm (14 15/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.193

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.838, 11.1890, 21.7946, 28.193

Inscription

Poem: Aki no yume/ mite ya naki tasu/ mugiuzura
秋の夢 見てや啼たす 麦鶉

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:極

Provenance

1928, bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates to the MFA (Accession Date: March 1, 1928).

Credit Line

Bequest of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates