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Kingfisher and Begonia

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MFA impressions: 21.9742 (ink), 21.9743 (aizuri)

Inscription

Poem: Kawasemi ya/ hane wo yosoute/ mizu kagami 川蝉や 羽を粧ふて 水かゝみ

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Colector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.3 x 16.2 cm (8 3/4 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9743

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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