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MFA impressions: 21.7902, 21.7903, 47.21

Inscription

Poem: Ajisai ya/ mizu ni sakane to/ mizu kusashi 紫陽花や 水に咲ねと 水くさし

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Provenance

1947, gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

Japanese, Edo period, about 1832 (Tenpô 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #76; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #6.1

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 37 x 16.7 cm (14 9/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.21

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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