Otagaki Rengetsu | Painting
are but an empty outer vestment, I hear -
dew of tears on the sleeve.
Distressed, I keep brooding
on many things.
(transl. Sayumi Takahashi)
The painting on this collaborative work is sealed "Korai".
Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) and
Painting with poem, 1865
Ink on paper
117.3 x 17.2 cm (46¼ x 6¾ in.)
Mounting: 185 x 21.5 cm (72¾ x 8½ in.)