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Poem by Jitô Tennô, from an untitled series of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu)

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No. 2 in the series.

Inscription

Poem: Haru sugite/ natsu kinekerashi/ shirotae no/ koromo hosuchô/ Ama no kagu yama 持統天皇 春過て 夏きにけらし 白たへの 衣ほすてふ 天のかく山

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga 鈴木春信画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#232); 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 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #216; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #318.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 43; Yoshida, Harunobu zenshû (1942), #334

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28 x 20.9 cm (11 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4392

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints