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Vol. 1, 5th page; Long-tailed Tit and Japanese White Eye
  • Kitagawa Utamaro
    1754–1806
    active: Japan
  • Vol. 1, 5th page; Long-tailed Tit and Japanese White Eye, circa 1791, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 100 Birds in Competition of Humorous Poetry
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 223 x 369 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 3/4 x 14 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 227 x 378 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 15/16 x 14 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1644
Description

Three birds on a green, leafy branch. The two birds in the left side of the image are yellow and slightly higher than the pink and gray bird in the right side of the image. There is calligraphy in the top right corner of the image.