Swallows and Iris

花菖蒲に燕

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Tsujiya Yasubei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.2 x 11.3 cm (13 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8089

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Samidare ya...

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 3
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Hiro

改印:米良、渡辺、丑三
彫師:なし

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection