Drawing for: Poem by Fujiwara no Mototoshi, from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

「百人一首姥か恵とき 藤原基後」 (下絵)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–36 (Tenpô 6–7)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Morse, Hokusai: The One Hundred Poets (1989), #75; the series: Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 228, horizontal ôban list #25 (this design not listed)

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.7 x 38.2 cm (10 1/8 x 15 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6747

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Poem: Chigiri okishi/ sasemo ga tsuyu o/ inochi ni te/ aware kotoshi no/ aki mo inumeri

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Manji
前北斎卍

Markings

No censor's seal
No publisher's mark
Collector's seal: unidentified
改印:なし
版元:なし

Provenance

June 23, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Sotheby's; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection