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Otagaki Rengetsu | Poem


As I listen to the fledgling crane 
With its long future,
It sings
'The reign of the emperor
will last for ever'. 

(transl. Patricia Fister)


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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Poem, 1867

Ink on paper

29.9 x 21.8 cm (11¾ x 8½ in.)

Mounting 118.5 x 27 cm (46½ x 10½ in)

Certificate box: Tokuda Koen

SKU: 2659
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