Poem by Ono no Komachi, from the series Rokkasen (Six Poetic Immortals)

「六歌仙 小野小町」

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


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26 x 19.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4079

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Iro miede/ utsurou mono wa/ yo no naka no/ hito no kokoro no/ hana nizo arikeru

Signed

Shunshô ga
春章画

Markings

Artist's seal: Rin (in jar shape)

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane (#598); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection