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Birds on Camellia Branch

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MFA impressions: 11.2185, 21.977 (full color), 21.9678 (ink)

Inscription

Poem: Hito mushiro/ chiru ya hikage no/ aka tsubaki

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, purchased 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 238, chûban #21.1

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 18.7 x 25.5 cm (7 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9677

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints