User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

No. 2, Enumerative Poems (Futatsu ni kazoe-uta), from the series Six Types of Waka Poetry as Described in the Preface of the Kokinshû (Kokin no jo waka rikugi)

Start collecting

Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection; 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 1772–76 (early An'ei era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Another design in the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 85

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.5 x 19.4 cm (10 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4278

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints