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Otagaki Rengetsu | Poem

SKU: R1546

A twig broken is a sin
here at Togano'o
so permit me
some fallen leaves
O guardians of these autumn hills.


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With an inscription on the inside of the box lid by a previous owner: Ayamura Tan'en (born 1907) a writer and calligrapher originally from Ishikawa, later moved to Kyoto. 




Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Poem. 1870

Ink on paper

25.3 x 38.2 cm (10 x 15 in.)

Mounting 114 x 41 cm (44 ¾ x 16 in.)

Collector's box: Ayamura Tan'en