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White-cheeked Bird and Wisteria

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Inscription

Poem: Murasaki o/ somuru kon'ya no/ mokari hodo/ nokiba ni tataru/ fuji no hanabira 紫を そむる紺屋の もかり程 軒端にたるゝ 藤の花ひら

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

November 1913, acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Mori; 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #017; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.26?

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 39.3 x 13.2 cm (15 1/2 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6662

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints