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Ariwara Narihira, from the series Fashionable Parodies of the Six Poetic Immortals (Fûryû mitate rokkasen)

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MFA impressions: 2009.4991.30, 2009.5130

Inscription

「杏★園 粧ひの光りくらける月やあらぬはるや桜もはつる面影」

Signed

Kunisada aratame Nidai Toyokuni ga 国貞改二代豊国画

Provenance

Between 1985 and 1995, gift of Pauline Epstein (d. 1995) to her daughter and son-in law, Barbara and Michael Stedman; 2009, gift of Barbara and Michael Stedman to the MFA. (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Michael and Barbara Stedman in memory of Pauline Epstein

Japanese, Edo period, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2009.5130

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints