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Otagaki Rengetsu | Poem

SKU: R1499

Fluttering merrily and
sleeping amidst the 
dew on the flowers - 
Might it be the butterfly of 
Chuang Tsu's dream?

(trans. Patricia Fister)


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Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Poem, 1873

Ink on paper

39.6 x 27.8 cm (15½ x 11 in.)

Mounting 122.5 x 34 cm (48¼ x 13¼ in.)

Box with inscription