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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

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, 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; 37.1 x 17 cm (14 5/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7901

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints