Two Sparrows, Peach Blossoms and Waterfall, 1830-1834
Ink on Paper
13 1/2 in. x 3 in. (34.29 cm x 7.62 cm)
Signed Hiroshige hitsu.
Colored ink on paper; woodblock print; chu tanzaku kacho-e. Narrow aiban tanzaku.
Ninteenth century Japanese color woodblock print of two small sparrows flying through rain above a pink flowering cherry branch. The Chinese poem reads: "When spring comes/ peach flower petals float through the water. Where can you find such a paradise?" (Rong Zhao Staley - trans.)
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