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Mandarin Ducks and Water Plantain

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MFA impressions: 11.21127, 21.6660, 21.7904

Inscription

Poem: Oshidori no/ wakare mo mitari/ asa arashi おし鳥の わかれも見たり 朝嵐

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai 改印: 極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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 1830–35 (early Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #5; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #s 77, 256; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 11, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, II (1989), fig. 143; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 241, ôtanzaku #6.2

Dimensions

Ôtanzaku; 39.2 x 16.9 cm (15 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7904

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints