Small Horned Owl in a Pine Tree

松上の木莵

Japanese
Edo period
mid 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Mem. Mus., Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #29; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #103; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 150; Bogel et al 1988, #2; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.29

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 36.7 x 12 cm (14 7/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.7943

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7943, 21.7944

Inscription

Poem: Mikazuki no/ funa asobi shite/ mimitsuku no/ mimi ni iretaki/ matsukaze no koto
三日月の 船遊山して みゝつくの 耳に入たき 松風の琴  八陣亭

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