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Title

Beauty in Peony Garden

Artist

Utagawa Hiroshige ; Aritaya Seiemon

Date

1847-1852

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G239
Beauty in Peony Garden, Utagawa Hiroshige      ;    Aritaya Seiemon
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 14 5/16 x 9 11/16 in. (36.4 x 24.6 cm) (image)14 5/8 x 9 7/8 in. (37.1 x 25.1 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 19th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: Hirobiro to cho_ mo kite mau botan kana How delightfulto see a butterflydancing aroud peony flowersMatsushiro Shibajaku Censor:Muramatsu, FukushimaPublisher:AritayaCollector:?
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: 81.133.100
Artist: Hiroshige Utagawa, Japanese, 1797 - 1858
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, 1797 - 1858

Artist: Seiemon Aritaya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese
Added to Site: February 28, 2009