Owl on a Pine Branch
Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando)
Color woodblock print on paper
Sheet: 14 11/16 x 5 1/16 in. (37.3 x 12.9 cm)
Image: 14 9/16 x 5 1/16 in. (37.0 x 12.9 cm) (show scale)
Poem running down right side of print reads:
Blissful sails the owl
In his moon-boat three nights old
Yea, and the pine boughs
Wind-swept, are harps; but sounded
Alas! for ears unhearing
Frank L. Babbott Fund
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Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando) (Japanese, 1797-1858). Owl on a Pine Branch, ca. 1833. Color woodblock print on paper, Sheet: 14 11/16 x 5 1/16 in. (37.3 x 12.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Frank L. Babbott Fund, 39.578 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.578_IMLS_SL2.jpg)
overall, 39.578_IMLS_SL2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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