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Little Green Birds and Chrysanthemums

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MFA impressions: 21.7998, 54.223

Inscription

Poem: Isshoku ya/ tsukuranu kiku no/ hanasakari 一色や 作らぬ菊の 花さかり

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #56; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #281; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.10; Tanba 1965, #397

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 34.2 x 11.5 cm (13 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.7998

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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