Akazome Emon, from an untitled series of female poets

女歌仙 「赤染衛門」

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Attributed to Komatsuken (Japanese), Designer Sakei (Japanese, active 1760s)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #624; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 452

Dimensions

20.2 x 19 cm (7 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.6315

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Uramu to mo/ ima wa mieji to/ omou koso/ semete tsurasa no/ amari narikere

Signed

Sakei kô (designer)

Markings

Designer's seal: Saikei no in

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection