Poem by Sanjô no in Onna Kurôdo Sakon, 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), #213; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #296.28.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 262; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 97, #157
Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 21 cm (11 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No. 31 in the series.
MFA impressions: 21.4471, 54.352
Poem by Sakon: Iwahashi no/ yoru no chigiri mo/ taenubeshi/ akuru wabishiki/ Katsuragi no kami
November 1912, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection