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Gourds and Japanese White-eye (above), Peonies and Finch (below)

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Inscription

Poem: Shakuyaku ni/ hatsuka no yoku ha/ nakari keri 芍薬に 二十日の欲は なかりけり

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu (on each design) 広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #102

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku (two uncut vertical yotsugiri); 38.2 x 13.1 cm (15 1/16 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8636

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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