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Kingfisher and Reeds

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Inscription

Poem: Fune nigeru/ kishi no koebi ya/ natsu no tsuki 舟逃る 岸の子蝦や 夏の月  光雀

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 6), 3rd month

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #46; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #s 126 (with moon), 127

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 33.4 x 10.8 cm (13 1/8 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8092

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints