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百人一首 乳母かゑとき 柿本人麿
Poem by Kakinomoto Hitomaro, 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:
9 7/8 x 14 in. (25.1 x 35.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
JP4
Not on view
Signature: Zen Hokusai Manji

前北斎卍

Inscription: (Poem by Kakinomoto Hitomaro:)
Ah! the foot-drawn trail
Of the mountain pheasant's tail,
Dropped like down-curved branch
Through this long, long dragging night,
Must I keep my couch alone?"

Marking: Publisher's seal: Eijudō

永寿堂
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