Komachi Praying for Rain (Amagoi Komachi), from the series Fashionable Seven Komachi (Fûryû nana Komachi)

「風流七小町」 雨乞い小町

Japanese
Edo period
about 1809–13 (Bunka 6–10)
Artist Kikukawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kondô, ed., Eizan (JUM exh. cat., 1996), list #218.1 (no photo); other prints in the series: cat. nos. 173-4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 24.7 cm (14 3/4 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.88

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Kotowari ya/ hi no moto nareba/ teri mo sen/ saritote wa mata/ ame ga shita to wa

Signed

Kikukawa Eizan hitsu
菊川英山筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
No publisher's mark
改印:極
版元:なし

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Henry Adams