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Poem by Sarumaru Dayû, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

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No. 5 in the series. MFA impressions: 11.17685, 11.30181, 21.6721, 1989.674

Inscription

Poem: Oku yama ni/ momiji fumiwake/ naku shika no/ koe kiku toki zo/ aki wa kanashiki 奥山に 紅葉ふみわけ 鳴く鹿の 声きくときそ 秋はかなしき

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Manji 前北斎卍

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, Hokusai: The One Hundred Poets (1989), #5; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban #24.05

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 37 cm (9 3/4 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.674

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints