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Poet with Two Pages on the Banks of the Tatsuta

Artist:
Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1845
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H. 14 11/16 in. (37.3 cm); W. 10 1/16 in. (25.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
JP1465
Not on view
Signature: Asazakura-ro (Ichiyusai) Kuniyoshi ga

Inscription: Ode by Arihara no Narihira Ason:

O Tats'ta! when th'autumnal flow
I watch of thy deep, ruddy wave-
E'en when the stern gods long ago
Did rule, was ne'er beheld so brave,
So fair a stream as thine, I vow.

Marking: Ebiné (lower left corner)
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