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Sparrow and Bamboo

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MFA impressions: 19.64, 21.7957

Inscription

Poem, by Hachijintei: Karabito no/ sake o konomite/ take ni mate/ akaki kokoro o/ utsusu e takumi 唐人の 酒を好て 竹にまて あかきこゝろを うつす絵工  八陣亭

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid 1830s

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #307; Bogel, Marks, & Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #18

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 38.2 x 13 cm (15 1/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7957

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints