Morning Glories (Asagao)
Place Made: Japan
Sheet: 22.5 x 29.2 cm (8 7/8 x 11 1/2 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
[text and poems]
Omokage no (translates to) I cannot forget
tsuyu wasurarenu (translates to) your dear face for one moment,
wakareji ni (translates to) though my path is strewn
midarete mo saku (translates to) with morning glories blooming
asagao no hana (translates to) in spite of their confusion
Signature: Signed at right | Ryusai
Seals: Artist's seal | Hiroshige;censor's seal | aratame
Credit / Object Number
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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Sanoya Kihei 佐野屋喜兵衛 (Japanese, 1717-1875), publisher
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