Visiting Komachi (Kayoi Komachi), from the series Seven Komachi (Nana Komachi no uchi)

「七小町の内 通(かよひ)小町」

Japanese
Edo period
about late 1820s (late Bunsei era)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Kawaguchiya Uhei (Fukusendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban

Accession Number

2009.4991.24

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Ainureba/ mi o ukigusa ...
「あひぬれば身をうき草の根をたえてさそふ水あらばいなんとぞ思ふ」

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Credit Line

Source unidentified