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Kingfisher and Hydrangea

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No publisher's mark on this impression. MFA impressions: 21.7902, 21.7903, 47.21

Inscription

Poem: Ajisai ya/ mizu ni sakane to/ mizu kusashi 紫陽花や 水に咲ねと 水くさし

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1832 (Tenpô 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #76; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #6.1

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 38.2 x 15.4 cm (15 1/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7903

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints