Poem by Ônakatomi no Yoshinobu Ason, from the series One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu no uchi)

「百人一首之内 大中臣能宣朝臣」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1840–42 (Tenpô 11–13)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ehiko (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S19.49

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35 x 23.2 cm (13 3/4 x 9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1778

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

No. 49 in the series.

MFA impressions: 06.1778, 11.16020, 11.28646, 11.36555

Inscription

Poem: Mikaki mori/ eji no taku hi no/ yo wa moete/ hiru wa kietsutsu/ mono o koso omoe

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga
一勇斎国芳画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection