Arts and Designs of Japan
February Selection February 2018

Artist Kuniyoshi
Title #42 – The poet Kiyowara no Motosuke and his wife
Series Hyakunin Isshu no Uchi - The Hundred Poets
Date c. 1840-42
Publisher Ebine
Format Oban (9 7/8" X 14 5/8")
Comment The translation of Kiyowara no Motosuke's poem by William N. Porter reads:
Our sleeves, all wet with tears, attest
That you and I agree
That to each other we'll be true
Till Pine Tree Hill shall be
Sunk far beneath the sea
Price $450.
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