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Pigeon and poem, by Inui Tai, born 1929

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Pigeon and poem, by Inui Tai, born 1929
Inui Tai, born 1929
Japan, Showa period, 20th century
Wood block print on paper
H: 10 2/3 inch, W: 9 1/2 inch (print size)
H: 12 1/10 inch, W: 11 4/5 inch (paper size)

Sealed "Inui"

The poem by Saigyo (1118-1190) reads:
In a fallow field
A tree stands tall,
Alighting there a pigeon
Calls his fellows, his cries
Terrible in the evening.

Shinkokin Shu XVII, 1676

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