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Platycoden and Ominaeshi at a Flower Display
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Platycoden and Ominaeshi at a Flower Display, 1850s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 228 x 78 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 x 3 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 242 x 78 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 3 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 11 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7390
Description

Long rectangular image of flowering plants. There are pink flowers with five pointed petals and a yellow center in the center of the image. Above them are white flowers, next to yellow flowers. There are stems and leaves along the left side of the image. The background is green and there is black calligraphy at center right. There is pink at the top and bottom of the image.