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Poem by Yamabe no Akahito, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

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No. 4 in the series. MFA impressions: 11.17667, 11.30180, 21.6719, 21.6720, 34.307, 1989.669, 1989.670

Inscription

Poem: Tago no ura ni/ uchiidete mireba/ shirotae no/ Fuji no takane ni/ yuki wa furitsutsu 「山辺赤人 田子の浦に うち出でてみれば 白妙の 富士の高根に 雪は降つつ」

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Manji 前北斎卍

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

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

Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, Hokusai: The One Hundred Poets (1989), #4; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban #24.04

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.3 x 37.5 cm (9 15/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.307

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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