Art Acquisitions

Katsushika Hokusai (葛飾北斎)
(Japanese, 1760–1849)
“The Poem of Fujiwara no Michinobu Ason” from the series The Hundred Poems Explained by the Nurse (Hyaku’nin Isshu Uba-ga-Etoki), 1839
Edo period, 1615–1868
Woodblock print (ōban yoko-e format); ink and color on paper
26.2 × 37.6 cm
Acquired in 2009; Princeton University Art Museum, Museum purchase, Laura P. Hall Memorial Fund and gift of the P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art, 2009-36