MFA impressions: 11.19376, 21.5600 The series title refers to a collection of humorous poems issued annually from 1765 on by Karai Senryû (1719-1790) and his followers.
Poem: Sodeguchi o/ futatsu ni narashite/ yome o yobi 袖口を二ツならして嫁をよび
Kiyonaga ga 清長画
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1785 (Tenmei 5)
- Artist Torii Kiyonaga, Japanese, 1752–1815
Hirano 1939, #0724; Ukiyo-e shûka 2 (1985), list #236.3, and pl. 135
Vertical chûban; 26 x 18.8 cm (10 1/4 x 7 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper