KI NO TOMONORI (Koikawa Shozan)

$145.00

Original Japanese shunga erotic woodblock print
Koikawa Shozan (恋川笑山)
Thirty-six Excellent Selections of Beautiful Gems (美玉三十六佳撰): Ki no Tomonori (紀友則)
Year: 1857
Condition: fair
Size: 10,5 x 15 cm

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Description

Inscription on the top right:

夕されば
佐保の川原の
河霧に
友まどはせる
千鳥鳴くなり

Yu sareba
sao no kawara no
kawakaze ni
tomo madowaseru
chidori naku nari

As evening descends
on the banks of Sao River
plovers cry out
as though they’ve lost a friend
in the wind across the river