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

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No. 8 in the series.

Inscription

Poem: Waga io wa/ miyako no tatsumi/ shika zo sumu/ yo o ujiyama to/ hito wa iu nari

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; 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. #219; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #352.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 45

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.6 x 22.3 cm (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4650

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints