Poem by Koshikibu no Naishi, from an untitled series of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets (Hyakunin isshu)
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #221; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #318.14, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 120
Vertical chûban; 27.3 x 20.1 cm (10 3/4 x 7 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 60 in the series.
MFA impressions: 11.19488, 21.4534
Poem by Koshikibu: Ôeyama/ Ikuno no michi no/ tôkereba/ mada fumi mo mizu/ Amanohashidate
April 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Kirby; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection