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Autumn Wind: Poem by Fujiwara no Toshiyuki by Harunobu (1724 - 1770)

Item Number: 877420

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Item Category: Fine Woodblock Reprints
Item Number: 877420
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Autumn Wind: Poem by Fujiwara no Toshiyuki by Harunobu (1724 - 1770)

Harunobu (1724 - 1770) Japanese Woodblock Reprint
Autumn Wind: Poem by Fujiwara no Toshiyuki

Comments - Lovely portrait of a beauty after a bath, her striped robe wrapped loosely about her. She holds a round fan in one hand as she looks out over the verandah at the leaves falling towards a rippling stream below. A patterned kimono is draped over a screen behind her, and a tie-dyed towel hangs over a small stand to dry. The verse above by the poet Fujiwara no Toshiyuki reads:

Though nothing showed
Too clearly to my eyes
That fall had come
I was startled
By the sound of the autumn wind.

Beautifully carved and printed by the venerable Ishu-Kankokai of Tokyo, this charming reprint is very rare and a wonderful choice for a collector interested in classic Edo era beauty designs.

Artist - Harunobu (1724 - 1770)
Image Size - 11" x 8 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - With excellent color and detail as shown. Please see photos for details. Very nice overall.


Autumn Wind: Poem by Fujiwara no Toshiyuki by Harunobu (1724 - 1770)

Autumn Wind: Poem by Fujiwara no Toshiyuki by Harunobu (1724 - 1770)

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