Sparrows (Murasuzume) and Pigeons (Hato), from the album Momo chidori kyôka awase (Myriad Birds: A Kyôka Competition)
百千鳥 「むら雀 綾織主 鳩 園胡蝶」
Asano and Clark 1995, #475.12
Horizontal ôban; 25.4 x 38.1 cm (10 x 15 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Volume 2, picture 4.
Poems by Aya no Orinushi (for the sparrows) and Sono no Kochô (for the pigeons).
The artist and publisher are identified on the final page of the album, 21.6604a.
The complete, intact album: 2005.119.1-2 and 2008.344.1-2.
(this page unsigned)
January 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection