Cuckoo in rain (Uchû no hototogisu)
Place Made: Japan; Place Made: Edo (location)
Image: 37.3 x 12.7 cm (14 11/16 x 5 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Inscription verso, bottom left in pencil: M[C]C1/MLA
Futa goe a/Gomosaki koezu/hototogisu
Two voices crossing/high over Gomosaki-/a cuckoo and rain
Signature: Signed at left | Hiroshige hitsu
Seals: Publisher's seal | Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeido); censor's seal | kiwame
EditionThe Bogel entry remarks that the print shows edges of the second print originally printed on the same oban sheet; Forrer states that the other print is Owl and Pine in Moonlight (34.220) in the collection.
Credit / Object Number
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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Kawaguchiya Shōzō 川口屋正蔵 (Japanese, ca. 1824-1852), publisher
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