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Quails and Poppies
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Quails and Poppies, 1830s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 357 x 128 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 1/16 x 5 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 357 x 128 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/16 x 5 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7493
Description

Two quails on a slope, poppy plant with two blossoms and one pod in background. Inscription at upper left.