Hokusai: One Hundred Poets

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Artist: Katsushika Hokusai
Title: One Hundred Poets
Series: One hundred poets one poem each (hyakunin isshu)
Date: ca. 1835

A Buddhist pilgrim (far right) pauses to watch geese rise over a rice field. Next to him are villagers making good use of a stream. The autumn wind mentioned in the poem can clearly be felt. From the series known as “One Hundred Poems as told by the Wet Nurse”. The author of the poem is Dainagon Tanemasu.

Dainagon Tanemasu

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Center fold.
Dimensions: horizontal ôban
Signature: Hokusai + manji