Original woodblock print - Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792) - ' Moine Saigyô ' - De la série "Nishiki hyakunin isshu Azuma ori" - 1775

Description
Original woodblock print - Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792) - ' Moine Saigyô ' - De la série "Nishiki hyakunin isshu Azuma ori" - 1775
Fair condition, see description

Original Shunsho Katsukawa woodblock print (1726-1792) - Saigyô monk' - From the series 'Nishiki hyakunin isshu Azuma ori' (Anthology of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets) - Japan - 1775

Series: Nishiki hyakunin isshu Azuma ori
(Anthology of One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets)

Date: original print from 1775

Measurements: 25 x 18 cm

Small binding holes in the margin. Signs of wear and dirt

Poem:
Nageke tote
tsuki ya wa mono wo
omowasuru
kakochi gao naru
waga namida kana

The moon, which with its painful injunctions,
seems to be reminiscent of
my torment,
is only a pretext
for my tears.
Moine Saigyô (1118- 1190)

Lot details
Object
Original woodblock print
Technique
Engraved
Material
Paper
Period
1775
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792)
Attribution
Original
Theme/ depiction
poetry
Title of artwork
' Moine Saigyô ' - De la série "Nishiki hyakunin isshu Azuma ori"
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
25×18×0 cm
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