Poem by Chûnagon Yakamochi (Ôtomo no Yakamochi), from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

「百人一首乳母か絵説 中納言家特」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, Hokusai: The One Hundred Poets (1989), #6; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban #24.06

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24 x 36 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1065

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 6 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.1095, 11.17678, 11.39636, 21.6722

Inscription

Poem: Kasasagi no/ wataseru hashi ni/ oku shimo no/ shiroki o mireba/ yo zo fukinikeri

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