- Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858, Japanese
- Kawaguchiya Shōzō, Japanese, publisher
Hawk, Tree Sparrow, and Cream Narcissus (Suisen ni taka to suzume)
Polychrome woodblock print
Image: 37.5 x 13 cm (14 3/4 x 5 1/8 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
White rectangular label affixed verso, bottom right with inscription in pencil: YA531/[Japanese Characters]
Samuki yo no/negura no tori no/yakume tori/on o shiranu wa/hito koso arikeri
Passing the cold night/watching over the little ones/asleep in the nest-/ingratitude is something/only human beings know
Japan; Edo (location)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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