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Hanging scroll, poem by Mibu no Tadamine

Hanging scroll, poem by Mibu no Tadamine

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 USD $88.00 
Calligraphy by an unidentified artist
Japan, Meiji period, 19th century
Ink on paper
H: 13 inch, W: 4 2/3 inch
Mounting: H: 57 1/3 inch, W: 12 inch

The poem by Mibu no Tadamine (fl. 898-920):
Is it merely because
This is the day spring begins?
At holy Yoshino
The mountains this morning
Appear swathed in mist.

haru tatsu to
iu bakari ni ya
mi Yoshino no
yama mo kasumite
kesa wa miyuran