Exhibitions/ Art Object

紅蜀葵に燕と川蝉図
Swallows and Kingfisher with Rose Mallows

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1838
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print
Dimensions:
10 7/16 x 7 11/32 in. (26.5 x 18.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918
Accession Number:
JP249
Not on view
Ariake no
nurete ochitaru
fuyō kana

In moonlight at dawn,
dew-drenched they fall—
rose mallow blossoms.
—Trans. John T. Carpenter
Signature: Hiroshige fude

Inscription: Poem:

Ariake no Dawn of
Nurete ochi taru Wet falls down
Fuyo kana Fuyo flower

The dewy flower of fuyo (Hibsicus mutabilis) falls as the morning dawns
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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