Parrot on Pine Branch (Matsu ni inko)
Place Made: Japan; Place Made: Edo (Japanese period)
Image: 37.2 x 16.5 cm (14 5/8 x 6 1/2 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
The pine tree after an eternity
of frosts followed by dews,
Shows a thousand years of color
deep in snow
Signature: Signed at right | Hiroshige hitsu
Seals: Artist's seal | Yûsai; publisher's seal | Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô); censor's seal | kiwame
EditionBogel entry cites an earlier impression with yellow ground published in UTK and a variant with gradated blue ground and block differences in the pine published in Gale catalogue (see refs. below).
Credit / Object Number
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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Wakasaya Yoichi 若狭屋与市 (Japanese, 1794 - 1846), publisher
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