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Swallows and Iris

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Inscription

Poem: Samidare ya...

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censors' seals: Mera, Watanabe, Ox 3 Artist's seal: Hiro

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1853 (Kaei 6), 3rd month

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.2 x 11.3 cm (13 7/8 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8089

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints