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21.7860 is from the same sheet.

Inscription

Poem: Chô karoshi/ koro wa kiru mono/ hitotsu kana 蝶かろし 頃は着もの ひとつ哉  湖春

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #s 96 (this design), 97 (uncut sheet of three designs); RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #167 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Center third of horizontal ôban sheet (sanchôgake); 25.1 x 12.5 cm (9 7/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7861

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints