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Portrait and Actual Calligraphy of the Poet Shûshiki (Shûshiki shôzô shinseki)

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From a set of six portraits of famous poets, with examples of their calligraphy and anecdotes about them, intended to be pasted on screens; the first edition has a square seal reading "Kazan sensei zuga."

Signed

(this impression unsigned)

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1830–44 (Tenpô era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku Ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 2 (1982), #69

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

11.2267

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints