Frog and Iris

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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Frog and Iris by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Original Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Print
Frog and Iris

Comments - Attractive tanzaku or poem slip featuring a frog at the base of a flowering iris at the edge of a pond. The creature seems poised as if ready to leap. The gracefully curving tall leaves lead the eye up the page, with blue clouds drifting above. The first time we've seen this charming design.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 12 5/8" x 2 3/4"

Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Horizontal centerfold. A few holes. Wrinkling throughout, slight toning and soiling, slight rubbing at edge. Please see photos for details.

Frog and Iris by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Frog and Iris by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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