Nyôbô sanjûrokunin uta-awase (The Thirty-Six Immortal Women Poets)

女房三十六人歌合

Japanese
Edo period
colophon: 1801 (Kyôwa 1, listed as "Kansei 13")
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Blockcutter Yamaguchi Matsugorô (Japanese), Blockcutter Yamaguchi Seizô (Japanese), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Chiba City Mus., Ukiyo-e ni egakareta kodomotachi (2014), #88; MFA, Hokusai (2013), #131; Andrew Pekarik, The Thirty-six Immortal Women Poets (1991; full reproduction and translation)

Dimensions

Overall: 25.3 x 18.7cm (9 15/16 x 7 3/8in.); ôhon; orihon

Accession Number

1997.386

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

artist (colophon): Hosoi Chôbunsai Eishi Hitsu
奥付け: 細井鳥文斎筆

Markings

Hosoi, Chôbunsai
画家印:細井;鳥文斎

Provenance

By 1916, registered in MFA ledgers. (Accession date: July 31, 1998)

Credit Line

Source unidentified