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Performers entertaining poets

Artist:
Torii Kiyonaga 鳥居清長 (1752-1815)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.8 x 19 cm (10 3/16 x 7 1/2 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
late 18th-early 19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
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Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
S2010.18.111
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One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each: Sangi Takamura

Artist:
Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川国芳 (1797-1861)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 36.2 x 25.6 cm (14 1/4 x 10 1/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1840-42
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
boat  Search this
poem  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
oban  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Anne van Biema collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Anne van Biema Collection
Accession Number:
S2004.3.173
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One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each: Retired Emperor Sutoku

Artist:
Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川国芳 (1797-1861)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 37.6 x 25.4 cm (14 13/16 x 10 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1840-42
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
poetry  Search this
Japan  Search this
wave  Search this
emperor  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
oban  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Anne van Biema collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Anne van Biema Collection
Accession Number:
S2004.3.174
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One Hundred Poets, One Verse Each: Gonchanugon Sadayori

Artist:
Utagawa Kuniyoshi 歌川国芳 (1797-1861)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 36.1 x 24.3 cm (14 3/16 x 9 9/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1840-42
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
oban  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Anne van Biema collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Anne van Biema Collection
Accession Number:
S2004.3.175
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Emperor Tenji (Tenchi), from the series "One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, as Explained by the Wet Nurse"

Artist:
Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (1760 - 1849)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 26 x 37.7 cm (10 1/4 x 14 13/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1835
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
landscape  Search this
farming  Search this
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
poetry  Search this
Japan  Search this
emperor  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
oban  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Anne van Biema collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Anne van Biema Collection
Accession Number:
S2004.3.212
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Witty Matchings of the Thirty-Six Poets (Mitate Sanjurokkasen no uchi)

Artist:
Utagawa Kunisada 歌川国貞 (1786-1864)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 36.2 x 25.3 cm (14 1/4 x 9 15/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1852: 7th month
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
poetry  Search this
kabuki  Search this
Japan  Search this
actor  Search this
ukiyo-e  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Anne van Biema collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
The Anne van Biema Collection
Accession Number:
S2004.3.146
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Six poets

Artist:
Yamamoto Shoun 山本昇雲 (1870 - 1965)  Search this
Publisher:
Daikokuya  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 24 x 25.1 cm (9 7/16 x 9 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
early 20th century
Period:
Meiji to Taisho era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
Taisho era (1912 - 1926)  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.3358
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Does the cuckoo also/announce its name from above the clouds?/Yorimasa extemporises: I only bent my bow/and the arrow shot itself, from the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon

Artist:
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi 月岡芳年 (1839-1892)  Search this
Publisher:
Kokkeido  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 35.4 x 24 cm (13 15/16 x 9 7/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1888.3.15
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
moon  Search this
poem  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.3037
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The Warrior Poet

Artist:
Tsukioka Kogyo (1869-1927)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.7 x 33.2 cm (8 15/16 x 13 1/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1898.7.15
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
battle  Search this
Noh  Search this
warrior  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.2888
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A Famous Poet

Artist:
Tsukioka Kogyo (1869-1927)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 37.9 x 25.6 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1897
Topic:
portrait  Search this
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
woman  Search this
Noh  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.2832
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100 Views of Mt. Fuji

Artist:
Ogata Gekko 尾形月耕 (1859-1920)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 19.4 x 29.2 cm (7 5/8 x 11 1/2 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
ca. 1904
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
Mount Fuji  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.1709
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The Poet Basho’s House at Sekiguchi

Artist:
Ogata Gekko 尾形月耕 (1859-1920)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 36 × 72 cm (14 3/16 × 28 3/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1898.7.1
Topic:
landscape  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
triptych  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.1769
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The poet Sugawara Michizane at the seashore

Artist:
Kobayashi Kiyochika 小林清親 (1847-1915)  Search this
Publisher:
Matsuki Heikichi 松木平吉  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 34.9 × 71.3 cm (13 3/4 × 28 1/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1892.2.1
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
moon  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
shore  Search this
triptych  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.1264
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Sugawara Michizane, from the series Instructive models of lofty ambitions (no. 12)

Artist:
Kobayashi Kiyochika 小林清親 (1847-1915)  Search this
Publisher:
Matsuki Heikichi 松木平吉  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36 x 24.3 cm (14 3/16 x 9 9/16 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1889.4
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Robert O. Muller collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Robert O. Muller Collection
Accession Number:
S2003.8.1207
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"Poet's Gate; Shijin no mon"

Artist:
Mizufune Rokushu (1912 - 1980)  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock print; color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 71.5 x 50.5 cm (28 1/8 x 19 7/8 in)
Type:
Print
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1960
Period:
Showa era
Topic:
Showa era (1926 - 1989)  Search this
abstract  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Accession Number:
S1988.41
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: The story of the poet Daqiqi, text about the composition of the book; verso: text: Panegyric to Sultan Mahmud

Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 34.3 x 20.8 cm (13 1/2 x 8 3/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
ca. 1600
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
nasta'liq script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.223
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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); recto: text: he creation of the world, he creation of man, the creation of the sun and moon; verso: text: he Prophet Muhammad, the compilation of the Shahnama, the poet Daqiqi

Calligrapher:
Hasan b. Muhammad b. Ali b. Husayni (Mawsili)  Search this
Patron:
Qiwam al-Dawla wa'l-Din  Search this
Medium:
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 36.1 x 29.1 cm (14 3/16 x 11 7/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
February 1341 (Ramadan 741 A.H.)
Period:
Mongol period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
illumination  Search this
Mongol period (1220 - 1380)  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
epic  Search this
Inju dynasty (1335 - 1357)  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.109
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Chinese poets?

Artist:
School of Hokusai  Search this
Medium:
Ink and colors on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet & image): 19.6 × 27.6 cm (7 11/16 × 10 7/8 in)
Type:
Drawing
Origin:
Japan
Date:
19th century
Period:
Edo period
Topic:
Edo period (1615 - 1868)  Search this
Japan  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Charles H. W. Verbeck collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles H.W. Verbeck
Accession Number:
FSC-GR-779.39
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The poet Sundar Das before Emperor Shah Jahan, folio from a Sundar Shringar

Artist:
Attributed to Nainsukh (Guler, India, active ca. 1710 - 1778)  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (image): 14.7 × 23.6 cm (5 13/16 × 9 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Guler, Himachal Pradesh state, India
Date:
ca. 1750-1760
Topic:
portrait  Search this
poet  Search this
India  Search this
ruler  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2017.13.4
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Thirty-Six Haiku Poets

Artist:
Tomioka Tessai 富岡鉄斎 (1836 - 1924)  Search this
Medium:
Ink and light color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 170.1 × 378 cm (67 × 148 13/16 in)
H x W (each painting): 136.5 × 54.3 cm (53 3/4 × 21 3/8 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Japan
Date:
1890s
Period:
Meiji era
Topic:
Meiji era (1868 - 1912)  Search this
poetry  Search this
poet  Search this
Japan  Search this
haiku  Search this
Japanese Art  Search this
Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary and Cheney Cowles
Accession Number:
F2019.3.39.1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Undetermined copyright
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