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Poem by Minamoto no Shigeyuki, from an untitled series of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals (Sanjûrokkasen)

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No. 22 in the series. MFA impressions: 06.1120, 21.4535

Inscription

Poem: Kaze o itami/ iwa utsu nami no/ onore nomi/ kudakete mono o/ omou koro ka na

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

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. #205; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.19.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 115; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 92, #149

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.9 x 20.5 cm (10 9/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4535

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints