Sparrow and Peonies

「牡丹に雀」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 2nd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 31 x 11.2 cm (12 3/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8104

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem

Signed

Shigenobu hitsu
重宣筆

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 2
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳二
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection