otagaki rengetsu painting scroll poem

Otagaki Rengetsu | Painting

SKU: R1437

Not very often Rengetsu put her seal on her paintings. On this painting she did.  


Living deep in the mountains
I've grown fond of the
solitary sound of the pines;
on days the wind does not blow
how lonely it is.

(trans. John Stevens)


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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Painting and poem

92.6 x 26.9 cm (36½ x 10½ in.)

Mounting 180 x 29 cm (70 ¾ x 11 ½ in.)

Wooden box