Poem by Kisen Hôshi, from an untitled series of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu)

百人一首のうち 「喜撰法師」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #219; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #352.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 45

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.6 x 22.3 cm (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4650

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 8 in the series.

Inscription

Poem by Hôshi: Waga io wa/ miyako no tatsumi/ shika zo sumu/ yo o Ujiyama to/ hito wa iu nari

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection