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Winter: The Flying Plum Tree of Dazaifu in Tsukushi; Sugawara Michizane (Fuyu, Tsukushi Dazaifu tobi-ume, Sugawara Michizane kô), from the series Flowers of the Four Seasons Famous in History (Kodai meiyô shiki no hana)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Matsuki and Yamada, Ichiryûsai Hiroshige dansen-e (1924), #20; the series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 230, fan prints #36 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 23.8 x 29.3 cm (9 3/8 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10121

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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