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Superb Pinks and Chinese Agrimony

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1836
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 14 7/8 x 5 1/16 in. (37.8 x 12.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
JP243
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige fude

Inscription: poem:

Shirogane no Silver of
Menuki yasashik ya Menuki charming
Fujibakama Fujibakama

The flower of Fujibakama is as charming as a silver menuki (ornament on the hilt of a sword)
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