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Poem by Bun'ya no Yasuhide: Hinazuru of the Chôjiya, from an untitled series of courtesans representing the Six Poetic Imortals (Rokkasen)

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Inscription

Poem (Kokinshû 249, Hyakunin isshu 22): Fuku kara ni/ aki no kusaki no/ shioureba/ mube yamakaze o/ arashi to iuran

Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1802 (Kyôwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #258.3

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.4 x 26.6 cm (15 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.626

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints