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Drawing for: Poem by Fujiwara no Mototoshi, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

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Inscription

Poem: Chigiri okishi/ sasemo ga tsuyu o/ inochi ni te/ aware kotoshi no/ aki mo inumeri

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Manji 前北斎卍

Marks

No censor's seal No publisher's mark Collector's seal: unidentified

Provenance

June 23, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Sotheby's; 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 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, Hokusai: The One Hundred Poets (1989), #75; the series: Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban list #25 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.7 x 38.2 cm (10 1/8 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6747

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Collections

Asia

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