Masaoka Shiki poem calligraphy

Masaoka Shiki | Poem

SKU: 2191



The key figure in the development of modern haiku poetry and one of the four great haiku masters. Matsuo Basho, Yosa Buson and Kobayashi Issa being the others. - Original calligraphies by him are rare on the market.






A dove in flight - 
the way she will go clearly seen
this warm day in the tenth month.


Signed and sealed Shiki


Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902)

Ink on paper

18.7 x 17.2 cm (7 1/4 x 6 3/4 in.)

Mounting 145 x 25 cm (57 x 9 3/4 in.)


Bachmann Eckenstein