Poem by Chûnagon Kanesuke, from an untitled series of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals (Sanjûrokkasen)

三十六歌仙 「中納言兼輔」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #202; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.12, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 39

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.4 x 19.7 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4618

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 13 in the series.

Inscription

Poem: Mijika yo no/ fukeyuku mama ni/ Takasago no/ mine no matsukaze/ fuku ka to zo kiku

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

Formerly in the Fenollosa collection (#156); August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection