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Fischerman's ship, by Inui Tai, born 1929

Fischerman's ship, by Inui Tai, born 1929


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Inui Tai, born 1929
Japan, Showa period, 20th century
Wood block print on paper
H: 10 2/3 inch, W: 9 2/3 inch (print size)
H: 12 2/3 inch, W: 12 inch (paper size)

Sealed "Inui"

The poem by Yamabe no Akahito reads:
From Nawa Cove we see the distant isle,
and rowing in the foreground is a ship.
Whose ship? Perhaps some fisherman's.

Manyoshu III, 357
Tanslation by H.H.Honda