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MFA impressions: 21.9714 (color), 21.9715 (ink)

Inscription

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

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 237, vertical chûban #29.17

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 21.7 x 16.9 cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9715

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Collections

Asia

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