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White-headed Bird on Maple Branch

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Inscription

Poem: Tobu tori no/ ... momiji ka na

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

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

Provenance

February 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from S. Mori; 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,

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 17.8 x 23.5 cm (7 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9618

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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