Poem by Sugawara Michizane

「菅原道真」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1763–64 (Hôreki 13–Meiwa 1)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770), Publisher Miyaji (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #023; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #8, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 156

Dimensions

Hosoban; 29.1 x 13.9 cm (11 7/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.4480

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (mizu-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Yoi no ma ya/ miyako no sora ni/ sumi mo sede/ kokoro-zukushi no/ ariake no tsuki

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection