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HIROSHIGE: o-tanzaku (37.3 x 17.8cm.); a long-tailed bird on a flowering plum branch, a poem on top, signed Hiroshige hitsu and published by Wakasaya Yoichi [Jakurindo]--very good impression, slightly faded, horizontal creases, worming restored mainly on top
HIROSHIGE: o-tanzaku (37.3 x 17.8cm.); a long-tailed bird on a flowering plum branch, a poem on top, signed Hiroshige hitsu and published by Wakasaya Yoichi [Jakurindo]--very good impression, slightly faded, horizontal creases, worming restored mainly on top

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HIROSHIGE: o-tanzaku (37.3 x 17.8cm.); a long-tailed bird on a flowering plum branch, a poem on top, signed Hiroshige hitsu and published by Wakasaya Yoichi [Jakurindo]--very good impression, slightly faded, horizontal creases, worming restored mainly on top
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Wakai Kenzaburo

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For other impressions see Cynthea J. Bogel and Israel Goldman, Hiroshige: Birds and Flowers (New York: George Braziller, Inc, 1988), pl. 16; Kobayashi Tadashi, ed., Rokkufera ukiyo-e korekushon ten: Yomigaeru bi, hana to tori to (Rockefeller Collection of Ukiyo-e: Revival of Beauty, Flowers and Birds), exh. cat. (Tokyo: Bunyusha, 1985), pl. 80; Tokyo National Museum, ed., vol. 1 of Tokyo kokuritsu hakubutsukan zuhan mokuroku: Ukiyo-e hanga hen/Illustrated Catalogues of Tokyo National Museum (Tokyo: Tokyo National Museum, 1974), no. 3481; Yamaguchi Keizaburo, Hiroshige, vol. 11 of Ukiyo-e taikei (Tokyo: Shueisha, 1974), pl. 10; and Yamaguchi, ed., Gurabuhon ukiyo-e meihin ten/Grabhorn Collection, exh. cat. (Tokyo: Bunyusha, 1995), pl. 196.

Another impression was sold Sotheby's, London, Catalogue of Highly Important Japanese Prints, Illustrated Books, Drawings and Fan Paintings from the Henri Vever Collection: Part II, 26 March, 1975, lot 364.

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