The second poem translated in Rijksmuseum 2000, p. 111.
Kunisada (on lantern)
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, 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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, about 1830 (Bunsei 13/Tenpô 1)
- Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III), Japanese, 1786–1864
Rijksmuseum, Surimono: Poetry and Image (2000), #63; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musées Royaux d'Art et d'Histoire, Brussels (1989), pl. 236
Shikishiban; 21 x 18.4 cm (8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper