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Poem by Saigyô Hôshi, from an untitled series of Three Evening Poems (Sanseki)

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Left sheet of incomplete triptych. First state, with numbers for the long months in the obi, and for the short months, in the reeds.

Signed

Sogiku (designer); Suzuki Harunobu ga (artist)

Marks

Designer's seal: Han

Provenance

Special funds from anonymous source, April 8, 1954.

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24

Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #069; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #125.4, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 178

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.5 x 20.4 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.351

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints