The crescent moon.
But for a while
faded alas.

 

三日月の
しばらくながら
朧かな

 

The poem is taken from his Haiku anthology "Rayo Shu" (Ivy Leaves), published in 1767.

 

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Yokoi Yayu (1702-1783)

Ink on paper

38.1 x 51.2 cm (15 x 20 in.)

Mounting: 123 x 54 cm
Wooden box

Yokoi Yayu | Painting and Poem

SKU: 2288
$1,120.00Price
Bachmann Eckenstein