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Wisteria and Canary (R), Kingfisher and Clematis (L)

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MFA impressions: 21.9653 (uncut sheet of two designs), 21.9654 (left design only, cut out of sheet)

Inscription

Poem (right): Kaze nakute/ shizuka sugitari/ fuji no hana Poem (left), by Hyakumei: Tachiyose ya/ kawasemi wa tobite/ iho no koe (右) 風なくて 静過たり ふしの花 (左) たち寄せや 翡翠はとびて 鳰の声

Signed

Hiroshige ga (on each design) 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame Artist's seals: Ichiryûsai (R), Utagawa (L) 改印: 極

Provenance

May 1915, acquired 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

Ôta kinen bijutsukan, Hiroshige kachôga ten (1997), #78 (left side only; different edition)

Dimensions

Two vertical chûban designs on uncut horizontal ôban sheet; 26.6 x 38.1 cm (10 1/2 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

21.9653

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints