No. 2, Enumerative Poems (Futatsu ni kazoe-uta), from the series Six Types of Waka Poetry as Described in the Preface of the Kokinshû (Kokin no jo waka rikugi)

「古今ノ序 和歌六儀 二つに かそへ哥」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1772–76 (early An'ei era)
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another design in the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 2, British Museum II (1988), pl. 85

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.5 x 19.4 cm (10 7/16 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4278

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection