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MFA impressions: 21.7916 (Wakasaya ed.), 21.7917 (Sanoya ed.)

Inscription

Chinese poem 緑鄂経春開籠日 黄金満對人篋時

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

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, about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #10; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #86; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1989), pl. 135; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #3.5

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 37.4 x 16.5 cm (14 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7917

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints