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百人一首 うはかゑとき 持統天皇
Poem by Jitō Tenno (Empress Jitō), from the series One Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyakunin isshu uba ga etoki)

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
1839
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
10 1/8 x 14 3/4 in. (25.7 x 37.5 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
JP3
Not on view
Signature: Zen Hokusai Manji

前北斎卍

Inscription: (Poem by Empress Jitō:)
Spring, it seems, has passed,
And the summer comes again;
For the silk white robes,
So tis said, are spread to dry
On the "Mount of Heaven's Perfume."

Marking: Publisher's seal: Eijudō

永寿堂
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