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Inscription

Poem: Tori no ne mo/ taesu ya kage no/ tsubaki kana 鳥の音も 絶えす家陰の 椿かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Between 1906 and 1909, acquired by Mr. and Mrs. John Osgood (Elizabeth Cameron) Blanchard in Japan; April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Blanchard sale, American Art Galleries, New York; 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

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #291

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 33.9 x 11.6 cm (13 3/8 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7990

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints