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
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