Original woodblock print - Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792) - 'Minamoto no Sanetomo' - De la série "Nishiki hyakunin isshu Azuma ori" - 1775

Description
Original woodblock print - Katsukawa Shunsho (1726-1792) - 'Minamoto no Sanetomo' - De la série "Nishiki hyakunin isshu Azuma ori" - 1775
Fair condition, see description

Original woodblock print - Katsukawa Shunsho (1726–1792) - 'Minamoto no Sanetomo' - From the series "Nishiki hyakunin isshu Azuma ori" - 1775

'Minamoto no Sanetomo'

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

Date: original print from 1775

Measurements: 25 × 18 cm

Small binding holes on the margin. Signs of wear and dirty marks.

Poem:
yo no naka wa
tsune ni mo ga mo na
nagasi kogu
ama no obune no
tsuna de kanashi mo

I aspire to the constance
of the world, the schooner has swapped
its oars
for a tow rope
and I sigh.
Minamoto no Sanetomo (1192–1219)

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
'Minamoto no Sanetomo' - De la série "Nishiki hyakunin isshu Azuma ori"
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
25×18×0 cm
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