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Poppy and Sparrow

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1833
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
13 3/32 x 4 7/16 in. (33.2 x 11.3 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918
Accession Number:
JP260
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige fude; Seal: Ichiryusai

Inscription: Poem:

Tori ton de Bird flied
Abunaki keshi no Dangerous poppy of
Hitoe kana Petals

The petals of poppies might drop when a bird flies past.
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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