otagaki rengetsu painting poem

Otagaki Rengetsu | Painting


Painting of a hand warmer (teaburi) and poem:


By the smouldering embers
I forgot my suffering
and went to sleep,
dreaming of gathering 
violets in the field.

(trans. Sayumi Takahashi)


Certificate box signed and sealed by Tokuda Koen.


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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Painting and poem, 1860

36.1 x 51.6 cm (14¼ x 20¼ in.)

Mounting 126 x 54.5 cm (49½ x 21½ in.)
Certificate box: Tokuda Koen

SKU: R1541