Poem by Chûnagon Kanesuke, from an untitled series of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals (Sanjûrokkasen)
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #202; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.12, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 39
Vertical chûban; 27.4 x 19.7 cm (10 13/16 x 7 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 13 in the series.
Poem: Mijika yo no/ fukeyuku mama ni/ Takasago no/ mine no matsukaze/ fuku ka to zo kiku
Suzuki Harunobu ga
Formerly in the Fenollosa collection (#156); August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection