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"Mallards and a Kingfisher"


Kitagawa Utamaro ; Tsutaya Ju_zaburo_



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
'Mallards and a Kingfisher', Kitagawa Utamaro      ;    Tsutaya Ju_zaburo_
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 9 5/16 x 14 11/16 in. (23.6 x 37.3 cm) (image)9 7/8 x 14 13/16 in. (25.1 x 37.7 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 18th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: 2 poems(kyo_ka)right:To a manSending a love note,Even the swift messangerSeems slow as a duckStuck on birdline.(Tsukebumi noTsukai mono ni waChi wo hashiruKoi no yakko moKamo no torimochi)by Ho_nen Yukimaruleft:When you and I 2(no.2) written on the upper left corner; meaning unknown
Physical Description: nishiki-e
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: P.75.51.128
Artist: Utamaro Kitagawa, Japanese, 1753 - 1806
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1753 - 1806

Artist: Ju_zaburo_ Tsutaya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009