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Poem by Sangi Takamura (Ono no Takamura), from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

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No. 11 in the series. MFA impressions: 21.6725, 1989.673, RES.50.89

Inscription

Poem: Wada no hara/ yasoshima kakete/ kogiidenu to/ hito ni wa tsugeyo/ ama no tsuribune 和田の原 八十島かけて 漕出でぬと 人には告よ あまのつり舟

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Manji 前北斎卍

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1989, bequest of Katharine Lane Weems (1899-1989) to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 20, 1989)

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

Japanese, Edo period, about 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

TNM, Hokusai (2005), #439; Morse, Hokusai: The One Hundred Poets (1989), #11; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban #24.09

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.8 x 37cm (9 3/4 x 14 9/16in.)

Accession Number

1989.673

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints