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Swallows and Wisteria, from the series Japanese and Chinese Poems for Recitation (Wakan rôeishû)

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Inscription

Chinese poem

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seal: Tôkaidô 改印: 極

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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, about 1842–43 (Tenpô 13–14)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban #65.6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25.7 cm (14 7/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6852

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints