Ryūgetsusai Shinkō (Japanese, active 1810s). Spring Rain Collection (Harusame shū), vol. 2: Young Woman with a Birdcage, 1810s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP2156) | The poems, most commonly kyōka (witty thirty-one syllable verse), inscribed on surimono prints usually include felicitous imagery connected with spring.