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

三十六歌仙 「藤原興風」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #209; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.24, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 118

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.5 x 20.5 cm (10 7/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.731

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 25 in the series.

Inscription

Poem by Okikaze: Tare wo ka mo/ shiru hito ni sen/Takasago no/ matsu mo mukashi no/ tomo naranaku ni

Signed

Harunobu ga

春信画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection