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Gray Bird on Mallow
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Gray Bird on Mallow, 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 337 x 74 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 1/4 x 2 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 338 x 75 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 1/4 x 2 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7492
Description

Long, vertical, color print depicting a gray and black bird perched on a branch that is covered with large green leaves and pink hibiscus blossoms. There is calligraphy in the top of the print.