Sparrow and Begonia

秋海棠に雀

Japanese
Edo period
about 1844–45 (Kôka 1–2)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Tanba 1965, #403

Dimensions

Kotanzaku; 34.2 x 7.5 cm (13 7/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8540

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Shûkaidô/ sono ha wa nani o/ kata-omoi
秋海棠 その葉は何を 片思い

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection