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Cranes Flying over Waves

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Lower sheet of incomplete upright diptych. MFA impressions: 06.1462, 21.9600

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: Horse 5 No blockcutter's mark Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright, as part of Kacho Lot; 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, 1858 (Ansei 5), 5th month

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #143 (complete diptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, ôhaba #10??

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35.5 x 23.6 cm (14 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9600

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints