Poem from the New Anthology of Ancient and Modern Japanese Verse
Tawaraya Sotatsu 俵屋宗達, early 17th century
18.3 x 16.2 cm ink on decorated poem sheets; originally from a set of thirty-six poem sheets.
No. 18 in original set; underpainting of bamboo trunks and branches in gold paint on malachite green ground. Text: Mukashi omou / Kusa no iori no / Yoru no ame ni. / Namida na soe zo / Yama hototogisu. (The night rain falling / On the grass-thatched hut, / Bringing recollectionsof the past / - Add not to my tears mountain warbler.) -- Masters of Japanese Calligraphy, 1984 New Anthology of Ancient and Modern Japanese Verse (Shin kokin wakashu; 新古今和歌集)
Honami Koetsu 本阿弥光悦, 1558-1637 [Contributor]
Calligraphy -- Japan -- Momoyama period, 1573-1615 -- (YVRC)
calligraphy (AAT) manuscripts (AAT)
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Zaigai Nihon no Shiho v. 5: Rinpa
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Berlin, Germany: Museum fur Asiatische Kunst
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