Shunsho Katsukawa 1726-1792 - 100 Poems by 100 Poets - Kiyohara Fukayabu - 1775
A sheet from the “Hyaku-nin Isshu” (“One Hundred Poems by one Hundred Poets”). The courtier Kiyohara no Fukayabu. He was the grandfather of the famed poetess Seisho Nagon (966 - 1025). “In the summer night, the evening still seems present. But the dawn is here. To what region of the clouds has the wandering moon come home? “.
Shunsho Katsukawa is considered to be one of the leading Ukiyo-e printmakers of his time. His special field were actor prints. He had many pupils - among them Hokusai, Shunko, Shuncho and Shunzan and is the founder of the so-called Katsukawa school.