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Kingfisher and Hydrangea

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MFA impressions: 21.8079, 54.224

Inscription

Poem: Ajisai ya/ tsuyu ni henge no/ nana Komachi 紫陽花や 露にへん化の 七小まち

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai Censor's seal: Fukatsu

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #45

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 33.4 x 11.5 cm (13 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8079

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints