Warbler on Red Plum Branch

紅梅に鶯

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


Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 34.7 x 113 cm (13 11/16 x 44 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.18

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.8090, 50.18

Inscription

Poem

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

Provenance

1950, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 12, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich