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Wild Cherry and Swallows

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MFA impressions: 06.136 (Fujiokaya edition), 21.7959 (Kawaguchiya edition), 21.7960 (Fujiokaya edition)

Inscription

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

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu 広重筆

Marks

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

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 1830s

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Kinen Bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #15; RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #92; Bogel, Marks, and Goldman, Hiroshige Birds and Flowers (1988), #9; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #10.12

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 35.4 x 12.3 cm (13 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1636

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints