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Poem by Sanjô no in Onna Kurôdo Sakon, from an untitled series of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals (Sanjûrokkasen)

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No. 31 in the series. MFA impressions: 21.4471, 54.352

Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; 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. #213; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.28.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 262; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 97, #157

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 21 cm (11 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4471

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints