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Right half of an ôban sheet; 21.9649 is the left half (from a sumizuri edition).

Inscription

Poem: Ajisai ya/ asaki ni shiwashi/ yo o bakasu 紫陽花や 浅黄にしはし 世を化かす

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #166 (uncut horizontal ôban sheet, aizuri); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 237, vertical chûban #27.1

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 17.6 x 23 cm (6 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9650

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (aizuri-e); color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints