Poem by Bun'ya no Asayasu (Fumiya no Asayasu), from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

「百人一首うはか恵とき 文屋朝康」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Iseya Sanjirô (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, Hokusai: The One Hundred Poets (1989), #37; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban #24.21

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 35.7 cm (9 5/8 x 14 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1284

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 37 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.1284, 11.17675, 11.41805, 21.6737, 34.308

Inscription

Poem: Shiratsuyu ni/ kaze no fukishiku/ aki no no wa/ tsuranuki tomenu/ tama zo chirikeru

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Manji
前北斎卍

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection