Sôjô Henjô, from an untitled series of Six Poetic Immortals (Rokkasen)

六歌仙 「僧正遍照」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Fujiokaya Hikotarô (Shôgendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 240, chûtanzaku #9.5

Dimensions

Chûtanzaku; 37.5 x 12.4 cm (14 3/4 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7037

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.7037, 21.7038

Inscription

Poem (Kokinshû 226): Na ni medete/ oreru bakari zo/ ominaeshi/ ware ochiniki to/ hito ni kataru na

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection