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Small Horned Owl in a Pine Tree

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MFA impressions: 21.7943, 21.7944

Inscription

Poem: Mikazuki no/ funa asobi shite/ mimitsuku no/ mimini iretaki/ matsukaze no koto 三日月の 船遊山して みゝつくの 耳に入たき 松風の琴  八陣亭

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Provenance

August 1914, given by Frank Lloyd Wright to William S. and John T. Spaulding; 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, mid 1830s

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Mem. Mus., Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #29; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #103; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 150; Bogel et al 1988, #2; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.29

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37 x 12.8 cm (14 9/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7944

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints