Poem by Ariwara no Narihira, from the book Ehon hana kazura, vol. I

絵本花蘰 「在原業平朝臣(ありわらのなりひらあそん)」

Japanese
Edo period
1764 (Hôreki 14/Meiwa 1)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770), Publisher Yamazaki Kinbei (Japanese)


Dimensions

Two pages; 17.3 x 26 cm (6 13/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.53.196

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink on paper, with hand-applied color

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions:
Intact book: 1997.478, 1997.488.1-3, 2011.984
Illustrations cut out and mounted as prints: RES.53.196 to RES.53.200

Inscription

Poem: Yo no naka ni/ taete sakura no/ nakariseba/ haru no kokoro wa/ nodokekaramashi

Signed

(this picture unsigned)
無款

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