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Poem by Yamabe no Akahito, from an untitled series of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu)

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No. 4 in the series.

Inscription

Poem: Tago no ura ni/ uchiidete mireba/ shirotae no/ Fuji no takane ni/ yuki wa furitsutsu 「山辺赤人 田子のうらに うち出でてみれば 白たへの ふしの高根に 雪はふりつつ」

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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 1767–69 (Meiwa 4–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #217; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #318.4, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 264

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.3 x 19.7 cm (10 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4436

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints