Harumichi no Tsuraki, from the series A True Mirror of Chinese and Japanese Poetry (Shika shashin kyô), also called Imagery of the Poets

「詩歌写真鏡 春道のつらき」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1833 (Tenpô 4)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, naga-ôban #9.05

Dimensions

Vertical nagaban; 50 x 23 cm (19 11/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6666

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19643, 21.6666

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu
前北斎為一筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection