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Kingfisher and Dayflower

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MFA impressions: 21.8633, 21.8634

Inscription

Poem: Kusa iro iro/ ono ono hana no/ tekara kana 草色々 おの々々花の 手から哉

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

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), #324

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 12.4 x 18.4 cm (4 7/8 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8633

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints