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Crayfish, Two Shrimp and Poetry, Edo Period
Utagawa Hiroshige (Ando Hiroshige) (Hiroshige) (Ichiryusai Hiroshige)

Woodblock print on paper
Purchase 1909 George T. Rockwell Collection  9.1931
Not On View
Alternate Title: Lobster and Two Cray Fish

Inscribed: In the heat of noontime, when even the sea appeared to steam, the Shiba shrimp were as if they had leaped from a spring

Exhibition History:
"Japonisme: Japanese Influence on French Art, 1854-1976" University Art Gallery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (1975) traveled to The Cleveland Museum of Art (July 9-Augsut31, 1975),Rutgers University Art Gallery (October 5 - November 16, 1975) and The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland (December 10, 1975 - January 26, 1976).