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Kingfisher and Hibiscus in Fan Shape

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MFA impressions: 21.9655 (ink, no publisher), 21.9657 (color)

Inscription

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

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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,

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.4 x 18.4 cm (10 x 7 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9657

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints