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

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.9 x 19.1 cm (9 13/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

54.233

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

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24