Poem by Gotokudaiji no Sadaijin (Fujiwara no Sanesada), from an untitled series of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu)

百人一首のうち 「後徳大寺左大臣」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #223; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #318.15, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 266

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.1 x 20.7 cm (11 1/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4467

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 81 in the series.

Inscription

Poem by Gotokudaiji no Sadaijin (Fujiwara no Sanesada): Hototogisu/ nakitsuru kata o/ nagamureba/ tada ariake no/ tsuki zo nokoreru

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#20); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection