Poem by Matsuyoi no Kojijû: The NIght before the Full Moon
Hosoban; 32.4 x 14.7 cm (12 3/4 x 5 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and limited color on paper
Not On View
The poem appears in the Tale of the Heike (Heike monogatari).
Poem: Matsu yoi ni/ fukeyuku kane no/ koe kikeba/ akanu wakare no/ tori wa mono ka wa
Torii Kiyomitsu ga
Collector's seal: Wakai Oyaji
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection