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Bird and Chrysanthemums

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MFA impressions: 06.1465, 06.1638, 06.1640, 21.7968

Inscription

Poem: Ootori no/ takaki kokoro no/ kimi yue ni/ uki misosasai/ yori mo tsukarezu 寄鳥想 大鵬の たかき心の 君ゆへに うきみてさゝゐ よりもつかれす

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 1830s

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #25; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #101; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #29

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku

Accession Number

06.1638

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints