Poem by Minamoto no Nobuakira Ason, from the book Ehon hana kazura, vol. III

絵本花蘰 「源信明朝臣(みなもとののぶあきらあそん)」

Japanese
Edo period
1764 (Hôreki 14/Meiwa 1)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770), Publisher Yamazaki Kinbei (Japanese)


Dimensions

One page; 17 x 10.6 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.200

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
Intact book: 1997.478, 1997.488.1-3, 2011.984
Illustrations cut out and mounted as prints: RES.53.196 to RES.53.200

Inscription

Poem: Koishisa wa/ onaji kokoro ni/ arazu to mo/ koyoi no tsuki o/ kimi mizarame ya
こひしさは おなし心に あらすとも 今宵の月を 君みざらめや

Signed

(this picture unsigned)
無款

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse