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Camellia and Bird

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1833
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
8 27/32 x 6 3/8 in. (22.5 x 16.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
JP247
Not on view
Signature: Hiroshige ga

Inscription: Poem:

Ochi zama ni Falling like
Mizu koboshi keri Water poured out
Hana tsubaki Flower camellia

The flower of camellia dropped water upon the ground.
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