(Japanese, c. 1570-c. 1640)
Handscroll; ink on silk with gold and silver
Average: 32.7 x 549 cm (12 7/8 x 216 1/8 in.)
Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund 1972.67
Here, the calligrapher Hon’ami Koetsu copied poems 169 to 179 from the autumn section of Kokin wakashu. Unlike many poem scrolls featuring verses from Kokin wakashu, this handscroll’s poems were brushed on silk.
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