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Swallows, Peach Blossoms, and Moon

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MFA impressions: 06.1213, 21.6647

Inscription

Chinese poem 春来遍是桃花水 不辧仙源何處尋

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai Collector's seal: Wakai oyaji 改印: 極

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, early 1830s

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #2; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #1; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #7.3

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 36.8 x 17.7 cm (14 1/2 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6647

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints