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Purple Magnolia and Hornbill

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1830
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
14 3/5 x 4 29/32 in. (37.1 x 12.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918
Accession Number:
JP264
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige; Seal: Ichiryusai

Inscription: Poem:

Omoshiroki Quaint
Sakura no ato ya Cherry after
Mokurenge Magnolia flowers

It is quaint that the magnolia flowers come after the cherry blossoms.
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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