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Ariwara Narihira, from the series A True Mirror of Chinese and Japanese Poetry (Shika shashin kyô), also called Imagery of the Poets

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MFA impressions: 11.19945, 21.6665, 34.324

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu 前北斎為一筆

Marks

No censor's seal

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1833 (Tenpô 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, naga-ôban #9.07

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 52.2 x 23.1 cm (20 9/16 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6665

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints