Plate: 33.3 x 7.3 cm (13 1/8 x 2 7/8 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Poem: Tori tobi te/kimi kuru koro ya/fuji no hanaA bird flies-/it's about time you came/wisteria blossomThe bird here probably stands for cuckoo and the second line has the meaning of "when you, my lover, come."Fuji is associated with late spring.
Japan; Edo (location)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.