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Ono no Komachi, from the series One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, Explained by the Nurse

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Katsushika Hokusai, Ono no Komachi, from the series One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, Explained by the Nurse, ca. 1835-1836, color woodblock print with embossing on paper; yoko ōban nishiki-e, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.451

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Title

Ono no Komachi, from the series One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, Explained by the Nurse

Related Titles

series (original language): 百人一首うはかゑとき

series (translated): One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets, Explained by the Nurse

series (transliterated): Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki

Artist

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760-1849)

Related People

publisher: Nishimura Yohachi (Japanese, active mid-19th century)

Date

ca. 1835-1836

Medium

color woodblock print with embossing on paper; yoko ōban nishiki-e

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 10 1/4 in x 14 15/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

title: Ono no Komachi 小墅小町 (Ono no Komachi), printed in black ink within multi-color square cartouche, upper right, within block Language: Japanese

series title: Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki 百人一首うはかゑとき (One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, Explained by the Nurse), printed in black ink within a vertical red cartouche, upper right, within block Language: Japanese

annotation: 八四五九 (8459), red ink, verso upper right Language: Japanese

publisher's mark: Eijudô 永壽堂 (Eijudô), printed in red ink within square, right margin, center Language: Japanese

censor's seal: kiwame 極, printed in red ink within circle, center right, within block Language: Japanese

signature: saki no Hokusai, manji 前北斎 卍 (Manji, formerly Hokusai), saki no Hokusai (printed in black ink), Manji (stamped in red), upper right, within block Language: Japanese

inscription: hana no iro ha / utsurinikeri na / itadzura ni / wa ga mi yo ni furu / nagame seshi ma ni [hana no iro ha / utsurinikeri na / itadzura ni / wa ga mi yo ni furu / nagame seshi ma ni] (The color of the flowers / has faded indeed / in vain / have I passed through the world / while gazing at the falling rains.), printed in black ink within multi-color square cartouche, upper right, within block Language: Japanese

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.451

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

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