MFA impressions: 11.13632, 20.121, 21.6983 Unidentified publisher's mark.
Poem: Makanaku ni/ nani o tane to te/ ukigusa no/ nami no une-une/ oishigeruran
Toyokuni ga 豊国画
Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極
August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1810s (late Bunka era)
- Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I, Japanese, 1769–1825
Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #191; another print in the series (Sotoba): Kokubungaku kenkyû shiryôkan, ed., Zusetsu mitate to yatsushi (2008), p. 41, cat. no. 34
Vertical ôban; 36.9 x 25.8 cm (14 1/2 x 10 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper