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

三十六歌仙 「紀貫之」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #195; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 113; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 117, #190

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.6 x 21.6 cm (11 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4449

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 2 in the series

Inscription

Poem: Sakura chiru/ ko no shita kaze wa/ samukarade/ sora ni shirarenu/ yuki zo furikeru

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection