Poem by Minamoto no Muneyuki Ason, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)
about 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, 1760–1849 Publisher Iseya Sanjirô (Eijudô), Japanese
Horizontal ôban; 26.1 x 36.1 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
, Prints and Drawings
No. 28 in the series.
MFA impressions: 11.17645, 21.6734
Poem: Yamazato wa/ fuyu zo sabishisa/ masarikeru/ hitome mo kusa mo/ karenu to omoeba
山里ハ 冬そさみしさ まさりける 人目も草も 枯ぬと思へハ
Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (lot 453); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection