Poem by Fujiwara no Yoshitaka, No. 50, from the series A Pictorial Commentary on One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu eshô; no series title on this design)

百人一首絵抄 「藤原義孝(ふじわらのよしたか) 五十番」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #79-50; another print in the series: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 196

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.6 x 25.3 cm (14 13/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.2547

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 50 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.2547, 11.15456

Inscription

Poem: Kimi ga tame/ oshikarazarishi/ inochi sae/ nagaku mo gana to/ omoikeru ka na

Signed

Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga

一陽斎豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: Watari
No blockcutter's mark

改印:渡
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection