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Four Bird-and-Flower Prints: Japanese White-eye and Weeping Cherry (upper right), Kingfisher and Bellflower (upper left), Sparrow and Begonia (lower right), Yellow Bird and Hibiscus (lower left)

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Inscription

Poems: Kawasemi no/ hane o yosoute/ mizu kagami (TL); Shûkaidô/ sono ha wa nani o/ kata-omoi (BR)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (upper R and L, lower L), Hiroshige ga (lower R) 広重筆、広重画

Marks

Artist's seals: Yûsai (upper right), Ichiryûsai (lower left)

Provenance

1953, sold by Warren E. Cox to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund

Japanese, Edo period, early 1830s

Dimensions

Four vertical yotsugiri on uncut vertical ôban sheet; 37.9 x 26 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.436

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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