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Bird and Wild Cherry

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Inscription

Poem: Yamazakura/ ikitsuku made no/ nioi kana 山さくら 行つく迄の 匂いかな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

September 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. 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, about 1830–44 (Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #287; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 156; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.34

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 34 x 11.5 cm (13 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7989

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints