Exhibitions/ Art Object

「風流六く歌仙紀友則 十」
“Two Young Women on a Verandah Watching Plovers,” from the series Stylish Six Poetic Immortals (Fūryū rokkasen: Ki no Tomonori, jū)

Artist:
Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1770
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
9 7/8 x 7 1/8 in. (25.1 x 18.1 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
The Francis Lathrop Collection, Purchase, Frederick C. Hewitt Fund, 1911
Accession Number:
JP704
Not on view
Yū sareba
Sao no kawara no
kawakaze ni
tomo madowashite
chidori naku nari

As evening descends
on the banks of Sao River,
plovers cry out, as though
they’ve lost a friend
in the wind across the river.

[Signed] Ki no Tomonori
(ca. 850–ca. 904)
—Trans. John T. Carpenter
Signature: Katsukawa Shunsho ga
Related Objects

Inrō with Kabuki Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō V

Artist: Design by Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Date: late 18th–early 19th century Medium: Five cases; lacquered wood with gold, silver, black, and red togidashimaki-e on black lacquer ground Netsuke: ivory; Nō mask Ojime: lacquer bead Accession: 36.100.240 On view in:Not on view

The Second Ichikawa Monnosuke in the role of Soga no Juro Sukenari

Artist: Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Date: 2nd month, 1785 Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper Accession: JP126 On view in:Not on view

The First Onoe Kikugoro as an Angry Man

Artist: Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Date: ca. 1772 Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper Accession: JP127 On view in:Not on view

Scene from the Drama "Soga Moyo Aigo no Wakamatsu"

Artist: Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Date: dated 1769 Medium: Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper Accession: JP207 On view in:Not on view

The Third Sawamura Sojuro and the 3rd Segawa Kikunojo

Artist: Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Date: 1780 Medium: Diptych of polychrome woodblock prints; ink and color on paper Accession: JP466a, b On view in:Not on view