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Falcon on Perch, Sparrow, and Narcissus

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MFA impressions: 11.1859, 21.7955

Inscription

Poem: Samuki yo no/ negura no tori no/ nuku me tori/ on o shiranu wa/ hito ni zo arikeru 寒き夜の ねくらの鳥の ぬくめとり おんをしらぬは ひとにそありける

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid 1830s

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #31; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #104; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #60

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38.7 x 13.1 cm (15 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1859

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints