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Poem by Yorimasa, from an untitled series known as Sketches by Yoshitoshi (Yoshitoshi ryakuga)

芳年略画 頼政の歌 「時鳥名緒茂雲井仁安久(亜+田)歌奈弓張月之以瑠荷麻加勢天 頼政」 (ほととぎす なをもくもいに あぐるかな ゆみはりつきの いるにまかせて)

Japanese
Meiji era
early 1880s
Artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (Japanese, 1839–1892)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ing & Schaap, Beauty & Violence (1992), #42.7 (no photo)

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban;18.3 × 24.8 cm (7 3/16 × 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.884.16

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Album: 2011.884.1-20
Originally printed as a vertical ôban sheet with two horizontal chûban designs: 2011.884.5 (bottom) and 2011.884.16 (top)

Inscription

Poem by Yorimasa: Hototogisu/ na o mo kumoi ni/ aguru ka na/ yumihari tsuki no/ iru ni makasete

Signed

Yoshitoshi giga
芳年戯画

Credit Line

Source unidentified