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Parrot (Ômu), from the series Modern Beauties as the Seven Komachi (Tôsei bijin Nana Komachi)

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Inscription

Poem: Wabinureba/ ... 「わびぬれは身は浮草の根をたへてさそふ水あらばいなんとぞ思ふ」

Signed

Gototei Kunisada ga 五渡亭国貞画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, 1823 (Bunsei 6)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 25.7 cm (14 7/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.485

Medium or Technique

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

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