Kingfisher and iris (Ayame ni kawasemi)
Place Made: Japan; Place Made: Tokyo
Image: 37.3 x 12.7 cm (14 11/16 x 5 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Inscription at left.
[text and poems]
Amadare ni (translates to) In the dripping rain,
sode mo ayame ni (translates to) with sleeves slowly soaking
nioi keri (translates to) in iris fragrance
Signature: Signed at right | Hiroshige hitsu
Seals: Artist's seal | Hiroshige; publisher's seal | Kawasho; censor's seal | kiwame
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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