Exhibitions/ Art Object

椿に目白と四十雀図
Japanese White-eye and Titmouse on a Camellia Branch

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1840
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print
Dimensions:
10 7/32 x 7 7/32 in. (26.0 x 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1918
Accession Number:
JP250
Not on view
Hito mushiro
chiru ya hikage no
aka tsubaki

Above a single straw mat,
fluttering in the sunlight—
red camellia blossoms.

—Trans. John T. Carpenter
Signature: Hiroshige fude
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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