Sakyo-no-tayu Akisuke, Poet No. 79, circa 1847

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Sakyo-no-tayu Akisuke, Poet No. 79, circa 1847 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Sakyo-no-tayu Akisuke, Poet No. 79, circa 1847

Series; One Hundred Poems by One Hundred Poets, circa 1847

Sakyo-no-tayu Akisuke, Poet No. 79, circa 1847 - The poem by Sakyo-no-tayu Akisuke (Fujiwara no Akisuke) reads:

See how clear and bright
Is the moonlight finding ways
Through the riven clouds
That, with drifting autumn wind,
Gracefully float in the sky

An attractive design from this interesting series, and one of the few subjects to feature a man rather than a beauty.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 15 1/8" x 10 1/8"

Condition - This print with nice detail as shown. A few creases. Please see photos for details.

Sakyo-no-tayu Akisuke, Poet No. 79, circa 1847 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Sakyo-no-tayu Akisuke, Poet No. 79, circa 1847 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)