Sôjô Henjô, from the series Six Selected Elegant Poems (Fûryû rokkasen)
Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #295.2.2, and pl. 58; first edition, with rebus: Asano and Clark (1995), #225
Vertical ôban; 38.9 x 26.1 cm (15 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From the second version of the series, with an altered title and the women’s names in rebus form replaced by portraits of the Six Immortal Poets.
First version: 21.6457
Second version: 21.6455, 21.6466
No censor's seal
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection