Komachi Praying for Rain (Amagoi Komachi), from the series Seven Komachi (Nana Komachi no uchi)

「七小町の内 雨乞小町」

Japanese
Edo period
about late 1820s (late Bunsei era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2009.4991.26

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
「ことはりや日のもとなればてりもせめさりとてはまた雨がしたとは」

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified