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White-headed Bird Clinging to Ivy Vine

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MFA impressions: 21.7971 (Fujiokaya edition), 21.7972 (no publisher's mark)

Inscription

Poem, by Hachijintei: Furoshiki no/ iro mo utsukushi/ kôyô no/ shigure ni somuru/ tsuta no karakusa 風呂敷の いろも美し 紅葉の 時雨にそむる 蔦の唐草  八陣亭

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Provenance

Acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright, as part of Kacho Lot; 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, mid 1830s

Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #322; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #69; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #23.28

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 36.9 x 13 cm (14 1/2 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7971

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints