otagaki rengetsu poem fan painting

Otagaki Rengetsu | Fan Painting

SKU: R1347

Turtles gather
into a throng, one-by-one, 
as have my years, 
and counting them,
I recall my life.


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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Painting and poem, c. 1845-1855

Ink on paper

21.5 x 48 cm (8 ½ x 19 in.)

Mounting 121 x 64 cm (47½ x 25¼ in.)

Wooden box