Nobuakira, from the book Yatsushi sanjûrokkasen (Thirty-six Poetic Immortals in Modern Guise)

略三十六歌仙 「信明」

Japanese
Edo period
1799 (Kansei 11), 1st month
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)


Catalogue Raisonné

The book: Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 3, British Museum III (1987), pls. 287-8, figs. 72-90

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 22.9 x 17.7 cm (9 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2824

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 53.2824, 56.84

Book published by Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô).

Inscription

Poem by Nobuakira: Koishisa wa/ onaji kokoro ni/ arazu to mo/ koyoi no tsuki o/ kimi mizarame ya

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 10, 1953)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jared K. Morse in memory of Charles J. Morse