Kisen Hôshi, from the series Six Selected Elegant Poems (Fûryû rokkasen)
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #295.1.2; first edition, with rebus: Asano and Clark (1995), #224; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #297
Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25 cm (14 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From the second version of the series, with an altered title and the women’s names in rebus form replaced by portraits of the Six Immortal Poets.
No censor's seal
Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#355); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection