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Cranes Flying over Waves

波に鶴

Japanese
Edo period
1858 (Ansei 5), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

RISD, Yomigaeru bi (1990), #143 (complete diptych); Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, ôhaba #10??

Dimensions

Vertical ôban, upright diptych

Accession Number

2016.925

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1462 (lower sheet only), 21.9600 (lower sheet only), 2016.925 (complete)

Signed

Hiroshige hitsu
広重筆

Markings

Censor's seal: Horse 5
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Ichiryûsai
改印:午五
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of the Anne Gordon Keidel Trust of June 2016