Poem by Yôzei-in, from an untitled series of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu)

百人一首のうち 「陽成院」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #220; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #318.12.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 46

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.8 x 20.9 cm (10 15/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4444

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 13 in the series.

Inscription

Poem by Yôzei-in: Tsukubane no/ mine yori otsuru/ Minano-kawa/ koi zo tsumorite/ fuchi to narinuru

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

May 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright (lot 151); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection