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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

November 1913, 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, 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; 37.8 x 13 cm (14 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7959

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints