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Poem by Fujiwara no Yoshitaka, No. 50, from the series A Pictorial Commentary on One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu eshô; no series title on this design)

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No. 50 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.2547, 11.15456

Inscription

Poem: Kimi ga tame/ oshikarazarishi/ inochi sae/ nagaku mo gana to/ omoikeru ka na

Signed

Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga 一陽斎豊国画

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #79-50; another print in the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 196

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.6 x 25.3 cm (14 13/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.2547

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints