Provisional Middle Counselor Sadayori (Gon Chūnagon Sadayori)

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1798-1861)

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Purchased with money from the John Herron Fund for the John Herron Art Institute, now the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana in 1906.

Object Information

artist
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1798-1861)
period
Edo
creation date
1830-1844
materials
ink on paper, color woodblock print
dimensions
9-1/4 x 14 in.
mark descriptions
Signed by artist: Ichiyūsai Kuniyoshi ga
Seal: toshidama
Publisher's mark: Ehiko
Inscribed: poem, followed by an explanation: (asaborake tae-dae ni, araware wataru, sese no ajirogi), "As dawn lightens the pilings of the fishtrap gradually become more visible through the mist on the Uji River." The poem appears in the Senzaishū. Fujiwara Sadayori , 995-1045, was the eldest son of Fujiwara Kinto.
series
A Poem by each of 100 Poets (Hyakunin isshū no uchi)
accession number
06.133
credit line
John Herron Fund
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Asian Art
colors

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