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歌川広重画 罌栗に鶉
Quails and Poppies

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1835
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
14 x 5 in. (35.6 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
JP239
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige fude; seal: Ichiryusai

Inscription: poem:

Aki no yume Autumn of dream
Mite ya naki dasu Looking cry begins
Natsu uzura Summer quail

The summer quail begins to sing. Does it dream of the autumn?
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