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White Heron and Rushes

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MFA impressions: 21.7939, 21.7940

Inscription

Chinese poem 霜衣来蘆沼 縮頂覓鮮鱗 警爾元貧飽 忘機莫泥身

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai 改印: 極

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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), #48; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #94; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #21; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.17

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.7 x 12.6 cm (14 13/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7939

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints