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Morning Glories and Cricket, from the series A Compendium of Flowers of the Four Seasons (Shiki no hana zukushi)

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Inscription

Poem: Asago no/ akarenu sono hi/ sono hi ka na 朝顔の あかれぬその日 その日かな

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: Hama

Provenance

February 1916, 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, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fan prints #40.1

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 22.7 x 29 cm (8 15/16 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10125

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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