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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)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds, Flowers, and Buddhist Paradise Imagery in Japanese Art," February 14, 2004–June 13, 2004.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Birds in the Art of Japan," February 2, 2013–July 28, 2013.

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