The Peasant Girl's Poem (Shizunome no uta)

「賎の女の歌」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1764–65 (Meiwa 1–2)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #022; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #6, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 155

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.4 x 14.2 cm (12 3/8 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4979

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (mizu-e); color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Refers to the story of Ôta Dôkan and the branch of yamabuki.

Inscription

Poem: Nanae yae/ hana wa sakedomo/ yamabuki no/ mi no hitotsu dani/ naki zo kana shiki

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

1913, acquired 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