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

三十六歌仙 「源重之」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #205; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.19.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 115; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 92, #149

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.9 x 20.5 cm (10 9/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4535

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 22 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.1120, 21.4535

Inscription

Poem by Shigeyuki: Kaze o itami/ iwa utsu nami no/ onore no mi/ kudakete mono o/ omou koro kana

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Kirby; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection