Simply Haiku: A Quarterly Journal of Japanese Short Form Poetry
Summer 2007, vol 5 no 2


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Original woodblock print by Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
Two fishes and a lily. Tobiuo, flying fish and ishimochi also
called guchi or shiroguchi, white croaker.
Signed Hiroshige ga and with the artist's seal Ichiryusai.
Published in ca. 1840-42. Size: Oban yoko-e, 25x36,5 cm
According to the article by Richard Kruml, Hiroshige: A shoal of red herrings,
The Large Fish series in Andon. Shedding light on Japanese art.
Bulletin of the Society for Japanese Arts, no 49. Leiden, 1994, p.36,
this print is impression B.

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