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Morning Glories

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1847
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
13 x 4 3/8 in. (33 x 11.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number:
JP2534
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige Hitsu

Inscription: Poem:
" Even while we are watching the flowers, they are wasting a part of their short lives."
Howard Mansfield , New York (until 1936; sold to MMA)
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