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Poem by Koshikibu no Naishi, from an untitled series of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu)

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No. 60 in the series. MFA impressions: 11.19488, 21.4534

Inscription

Poem: Ôeyama/ ikuno no michi no/ tôkereba/ mada fumi mo mizu/ Amanohashidate

Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

Provenance

April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Kirby; 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. #221; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #318.14, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 120

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.3 x 20.1 cm (10 3/4 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4534

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints