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Warbler on Plum Branch
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Warbler on Plum Branch, 1830–1840, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 340 x 76 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 3/8 x 3 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 340 x 76 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 3/8 x 3 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7491
Description

Color print depicting a blue bird (warbler) perched on a plum branch covered with small, pink blossoms. The print is long and vertical, and there is a small amount of blue in the top of the print, and calligraphy in the bottom left corner (artist inscription).