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Iris and Sparrow

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1832
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
8 15/16 x 6 3/5 in. (22.7 x 16.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918
Accession Number:
JP252
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige ga; Seal: Utagawa

Inscription: Poem:

Asa asa no Every morining
Hano hatataki ya Leaves of fluttering
Kakitsubata Iris

Iris flutters every morning.
Frank Lloyd Wright American, Richland Center, Wisconsin 1867–1959 Phoenix, Arizona , Richland Center, WI and Phoenix, AZ (before 1918; sold to MMA)
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