Poem by Ariwara no Narihira, from the series Six Poetic Immortals (Rokkasen)

「六歌仙 在原業平」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Katsukawa Shunshô (Japanese, 1726–1792)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another design in the series: Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #144 (no date)

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26 x 18.8 cm (10 1/4 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4000

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.19288, 21.4000, 54.233

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection