Poem by Fujiwara no Michinobu Ason, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

「百人一首宇波か縁説 藤原道信朝臣」

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), #52; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban #24.25

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.1 x 37.6 cm (9 1/2 x 14 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1305

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 52 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.1305, 11.17631, 21.6742, 21.6743

Inscription

Poem: Akenureba/ kururu mono to wa/ shirinagara/ nao uramshiki/ asaborake ka na

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