Akazome Emon, from the series Fashionable Female Six Poetic Immortals (Fûryû onna rokkasen)

「風流女六歌仙 赤染衛門」

Japanese
Edo period
1811 (Bunka 8), 5th month
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867), Publisher Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kondô, ed., Eizan (JUM exh. cat., 1996), list #158.1 and cat. no. 73

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 26.1 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.98

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: *11.41511 (deaccessioned in 2012), 20.98

Inscription

Poem: Yasurawade/ nenamashi mono o/ sayo fukete/ katamuku made no/ tsuki o mishi ka na
「やすらはでねなましものをさよふてかたむくまての月を見しかな」

Signed

Eizan hitsu
英山筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Henry Adams