Bun'ya no Yasuhide, from an untitled series of Six Poetic Immortals (Rokkasen)

六歌仙 「文野康秀」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #09.6

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 36.9 x 12.3 cm (14 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.7036

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7035, 21.7036

Inscription

Poem (Kokinshû 249, Hyakunin isshu 22): Fuku kara ni/ aki no kusaki no/ shioureba/ mube yamakaze o/ arashi to iuran

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection