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Long-tailed Bird and Hibiscus

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MFA impressions: 21.8022 (Kawaguchiya), 21.8023 (no publisher's mark)

Inscription

Poem: Ariake no/ nurete ochitaru/ fuyô kana 有明の ぬれて落ちたる 芙蓉かな

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 1830–44 (Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #52 (no publisher's mark); Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 154 (no publisher's mark)

Dimensions

Aitanzaku; 34.1 x 11.4 cm (13 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.8022

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints