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MFA impressions: 21.7901, 47.19

Inscription

Poem, by Hakuen: Yokkame no/ shishi itai geni/ botan ka na 四日めの 獅子いたいけに 牡丹哉 白猿

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 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Tokita, E de tanoshimu Edo no kotowaza (2005), p. 93; Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #14; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #8.6; Tanba 1965, #88

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 37 x 16.9 cm (14 9/16 x 6 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

47.19

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

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