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Kacho zue (Pictures of Birds and Flowers)

Titleslip: Somoku kacho zue ("Pictures of Birds, Flowers, and Flowering Trees")
(草木)花鳥図絵

Japanese
end of Edo period, or Meiji era
mid–late 19th century
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Yorozuya Magobei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 17.7 x 12 cm (6 15/16 x 4 3/4 in.); chûbon

Accession Number

1997.524

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Hiroshige

広重

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock