Sparrow and Iris

花菖蒲に雀

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô, Eisendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 16.9 x 3.1 cm (6 5/8 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9621

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.9621 (full color), 21.9622 (aizuri)

Inscription

Poem: Asa asa no/ ... kakitsubata

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Artist's seal: Utagawa

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection