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Oyster-catchers (Miyakodori), Reeds, and Falling Petals

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MFA impressions: 06.1457, 21.8043, 50.14

Inscription

Poem: Tori no na no/ miyako ... Sumidagawa

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Artist's seal: Hiro

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1846–47 (Kôka 3–4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Tanba 1965, #418

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku

Accession Number

06.1457

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints