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Inscription

Poem, by Santôan: Warahen mo/ yoku shiru shishi no/ ko otoshi wa/ amaku sodateru/ oya no kokoroe わらへんも よくしる獅子の 子おとしは あまくそたてる 親の心絵

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Provenance

November 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at the Metzgar sale (lot 437); 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 1839–40 (Tenpô 10–11)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1998), #s 72, 73 (uncut sheet); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #74.2; Tanba 1965, #410 (uncut sheet)

Dimensions

Harimaze, cut from vertical ôban sheet; 33.2 x 15.5 cm (13 1/16 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.8792

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints