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Print

Artist:
Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1780–1850
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in. (21 x 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Henry L. Phillips Collection, Bequest of Henry L. Phillips, 1939
Accession Number:
JP3005
Not on view
Inscription: Poem:
The flowing branches of the willow tree grew longer
Before I was aware of it.
So likewise, the shadow in the room grows,
Reaching now to the cedar door.
Henry L. Phillips , Hyannisport, MA (until d. 1939; bequeathed to MMA).
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