Long-tailed Bird and Plum (Ume ni tori)
Place Made: Japan; Place Made: Edo (location)
Image: 37.8 x 17.8 cm (14 7/8 x 7 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Inscription verso, bottom left: 1712; in a later hand verso, bottom right: [No.] 217/15.22
Hito ume dokusen tenka haru.
One solitary early plum blossom/And the whole world has spring.
Signature: Signed at lower left | Hiroshige hitsu
Seals: Artist's seal | Yûsai; publisher's seal | Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô); censor's seal | kiwame; other seal to right of poem | ôatari (big hit)
EditionBogel entry remarks that the Rockefeller collection exchanged a second-edition print published by Sanoya Kihei for this one.
Credit / Object Number
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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Wakasaya Yoichi 若狭屋与市 (Japanese, 1794 - 1846), publisher
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