Poem by Sanjô-in, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

「百人一首宇波か衛とき 三條院」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), Publisher Iseya Sanjirô (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, Hokusai: The One Hundred Poets (1989), #68; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban #24.26

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.7 x 36.5 cm (9 3/4 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6744

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 68 in the series.

MFA impressions: 11.17681, 21.6744

Inscription

Poem: Kokoro ni mo/ arade ukiyo ni/ nagaraeba/ koishikaru beki/ yowa no tsuki ka na

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Manji
前北斎卍

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

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