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Poem by Kiyowara no Fukayabu with Design of Wisteria

Calligraphy by Hon'ami Kōetsu
(Japanese, 1558–1637)

Period: Edo period (1615–1868)
Date: early 17th century
Culture: Japan
Medium: Poem card (shikishi) mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper with mica
Dimensions: Image: 7 13/16 x 6 3/4 in. (19.9 x 17.2 cm) Overall: 50 3/8 x 16 1/4 in. (128 x 41.2 cm)
Classification: Calligraphy
Credit Line: Collection of Sylvan Barnet and William Burto

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