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

三十六歌仙 「中納言家持」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #196; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.4, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 38

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.9 x 18.8 cm (10 3/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.494

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 5 in the series; second state, without the poem.

MFA impressions: 06.494, 11.17125

Signed

Harunobu ga

春信画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection