White-headed Bird Clinging to Ivy Vine

蔦に小鳥

Japanese
Edo period
mid 1830s
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #322; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #69; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.28

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 36.9 x 13 cm (14 1/2 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7971

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7971 (Fujiokaya edition), 21.7972 (no publisher’s mark)

Inscription

Poem, by Hachijintei: Furoshiki no/ iro mo utsukushi/ kôyô no/ shigure ni somuru/ tsuta no karakusa
風呂敷の いろも美し 紅葉の 時雨にそむる 蔦の唐草  八陣亭

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright, as part of Kacho Lot; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection