Poem by Fujiwara no Kiyomasa, from an untitled series of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals (Sanjûrokkasen)

三十六歌仙 「藤原清正」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #210; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.22, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 41

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.8 x 21.6 cm (11 5/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4429

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 27 in the series.

Inscription

Poem by Kiyomasa: Ama-tsu-kaze/ Fukehi no ura ni/ iru tazu no / nado ka kumoi ni/ kaerazarubeki

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection