Ono no Komachi, from an untitled series of Six Poetic Immortals (Rokkasen) formed by the characters for their names

文字絵六歌仙 「小野小町」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1810 (Bunka 7)
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Calza, Hokusai (2003), III.71.3; Lane, Hokusai Life and Work (1989), pl. 197; Inagaki, Edo no asobi-e (1988), #144; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 230, vertical ôban #17.6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 25.4 cm (14 15/16 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

06.1758

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Iro miede/ utsurou mono wa/ yo no naka no/ hito no kokoro no/ hana ni zo arikeri

Signed

Katsushika Hokusai ga; Tonan sho
かつしか北斎画、図南書

Markings

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

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection