Barn Swallows and Flowering Crabapple in Bud (Himekaidô to tsubame)
Polychrome wood block print with embossing
Image: 38.3 x 13.2 cm (15 1/16 x 5 3/16 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Yama no ha ni/tsubame* o kaesu/irihi kana
At the mountain's edge/the swallows are sent to bed/by the setting sun
EditionBogel mentions the later edition published by Fujiokaya Hikotaro illustrated in Richard Lane, Masters of the Japanese Print (London, 1962), no. 135.
Japan; Edo (location)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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