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Butterflies and Bush Clover

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MFA impressions: 06.1647, 21.7964

Inscription

Poem: Te oribaya/ hagi ni utsutsu no/ chô no mama 手折りはや 萩にうつつの 蝶の侭

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.1 x 12.5 cm (13 13/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1467

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints