User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Kingfisher and Viburnum

Start collecting

MFA impressions: 06.1473, 21.8010 (different seals)

Inscription

Poem: Kawasemi no/ hane o yosoute/ mizu kagami 川蝉の 羽を粧ふて 水かゝみ

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #274

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 34.3 x 11.5 cm (13 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.1473

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints