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Kisen Hôshi, from an untitled series of Six Poetic Immortals (Rokkasen)

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Inscription

Poem (Kokinshû 983, Hyakunin isshu 8): Waga io wa/ miyako no tatsumi/ shika zo sumu/ yo o ujiyama to/ hito wa iu nari

Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #09.1

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.6 x 12.4 cm (14 13/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7039

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints