- Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858, Japanese
Japanese White-eye and Persimmons (Kaki ni mejiro)
Color woodblock print
Image: 35.9 x 12.7 cm (14 1/8 x 5 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
White rectangular label affixed verso, bottom right with inscription in pencil:NV2654/[Japanese Characters]
Tsukimi tote/muko* sangen/morawarete/shibu mo nokoranu/yado no edagaki
They said, "Moon viewing"-/the three neighbors over there-/and then accepted/all persimmons on my tree/even those that weren't ripe
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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