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Portrait of Yamabe no Akahito

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Poem: Waka no ura ni/ shiomichi kureba/ kata o nami/ ashibe o sashite/ tazu nakiwataru 「和歌のうらに 汐みちくれは かたをなみ あし辺をさして たつ鳴き渡る」

Provenance

Prior to 1886 purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum.

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th–19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

Kajima Volume 1: Chapter 7, pg. 136: no. 133

Dimensions

97.5 x 28.3 cm (38 3/8 x 11 1/8 in.) (height x width)

Accession Number

11.4518

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink on paper

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Asia

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