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Wagtail and Bellflowers

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Inscription

Poem: Yo no naka wa/ sekirei no o no/ hima mo nashi 世の中は 鶺鴒の尾の 暇もなし

Signed

Hiroshige

Marks

Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period,

Dimensions

Horizontal yotsugiri (quarter ôban); 11.6 x 17 cm (4 9/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.221

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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