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Birds and Wild Roses, in Circular Shapes

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Inscription

Poem (right): Itsu mite mo/ bara saku niwa no/ kosumi ka na Poem (left): Uso no koe/ kikisomete yori/ yamaji ka na (右) いつ見ても 長春(ばら)さく庭の 小すみかな (左) 鷽の声 きゝ初てより 山路かな

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seals: Yûsai (R), Ichiryûsai (L) 改印: 極

Provenance

May 1915, acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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,

Dimensions

Two vertical chûban designs on uncut horizontal ôban sheet; 26.5 x 38.2 cm (10 7/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9651

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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