Hiroshige: Quail and Poppies
Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige
Title: Quail and Poppies
Date: ca. 1830-1844
One quail looks up towards a poppy bloom while another looks down towards the ground. The poem reads Aki no yume/ mite ya naki tasu/ mugiuzura.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Light backing
Publisher: Kawaguchiya Shôzô (Shôeidô)
Literature: There are several examples in the MFA.
Signature: Hiroshige hitsu