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Maker(s):Utagawa Hiroshige I
Culture:Japanese (1797-1858)
Title:Swallow with Bamboo - Bird and Flower Series
Date Made:1833-1835
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 18 1/16 in x 14 in; 45.9 cm x 35.6 cm; Sheet/Image: 14 9/16 in x 5 in; 37 cm x 12.7 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, lwr. l. (black ink): [Japanese character, Hiroshige hitsu]; SEAL: recto, lwr. l. (red ink): [Japanese character, Hiroshige]; INSCRIPTION: recto, ctr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Jusai Tonarime]; INSCRIPTION: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Tojin no sake o suki / take [ill.] / Hachijintei]; SEAL: recto, upp. r. (red ink): [a horizontal stroke with a circle]; SEAL: recto, ctr. r. (red ink): [Japanese character, Kiwame]; SEAL: recto, ctr. r. (red ink): [Japanese character, [ill.] Do].
Accession Number:  MH 1949.4.Q.RII
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

A long vertical print of a swallow flying nearby bamboos with kyoka verse inscriptions.

birds; bamboo

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