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Antique Japanese Shikishi Panel w/ Calligraphy by Rengetsu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1920: Item # 1337313
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Antique Japanese shikishi panel with beautiful calligraphy by famous poet Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875). The poem translates into this:
かりの世を 思いつらねて 詠むれば 天のはらはら ちる涙かな

Watching returning geese as I write, my thoughts,
in this changing world, tears fall high in the spring sky.
Size: 14" x 2.5"