Poem by Kisen Hôshi, from an untitled series of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu)
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #219; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #352.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 45
Vertical chûban; 28.6 x 22.3 cm (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 8 in the series.
Poem by Hôshi: Waga io wa/ miyako no tatsumi/ shika zo sumu/ yo o Ujiyama to/ hito wa iu nari
Suzuki Harunobu ga
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection