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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

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Japanese, Edo period, about 1833 (Tenpô 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #100; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, naga-ôban #9.7

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 46.8 x 22.4 cm (18 7/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.324

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

Classifications

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