Toyokuni III (1786 - 1865), "Sawamura Rennosuke, as Yorikane"
|Title||Sawamura Rennosuke, as Yorikane|
|Medium||Original Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||Anologues for the Thirty-six Poets|
|Reference No||MFA Boston; & Waseda University Museum|
|Size||13 -1/4 x 9 -3/8 "|
|Condition||Fine. Slightly trimmed.|
Notes: The referenced examples are all similarly trimmed.
The protagonist is a "daimyo" who is in love with the courtesan, Takao. They meet at night on a pleasure boat on the Sumida River. The verse by Fujiwari No Takamitsu describes the moon.
Signed: "Toyokuni ga".