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Swallow and Iris

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Inscription

Poem: Yama no ha ni/ tsubame o kaesu/ irihi ka na 山の端に 乙鳥をかへす 入日哉

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Artist's seal: kaô

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.3 x 16.4 cm (8 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9701

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints