Wild Cherry and Swallows

姫海棠に燕

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #15; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #92; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #9; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.12

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.4 x 12.3 cm (13 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1636

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.136 (Fujiokaya edition), 21.7959 (Kawaguchiya edition), 21.7960 (Fujiokaya edition)

Inscription

Poem: Yama no ha ni/ tsubame o kaesu/ irihi ka na
山の端に 乙鳥をかへす 入日哉

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection