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歌川広重画 雪中芦に鴨
Mallard Ducks and Snow-covered Reeds

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1843
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H. 14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm); W. 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
JP1895
Not on view
Kamo naku ya
kaze fuki-shiwamu
mizu no omo

A duck quacks—
as the wind wrinkles
the face of the water.

—Trans. John T. Carpenter
Signature: Hiroshige hitsu
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