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Visual Parody of Fujiwara no Teika's Poem "Crossing the Sano", 1765

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Calender print of the year Meiwa 2 (1765) with the numbers for the long months on the side of the bridge.

Relating to a famous poem of Teika: {Koma tomete / Sode uchi harau / Kage mo nashi / Sano no watari no / Yuki no yūgure} (There's no place to stop my horse / Where I can brush snow off / From my sleeves underneath / In the snowy evening / On the bridge at Sano.)

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Title
Visual Parody of Fujiwara no Teika's Poem "Crossing the Sano"
Artist Life
1725 - 1770
Role
Artist
Accession Number
74.1.63
Provenance
Raymond Koechlin (until ca. 1931); Louis V. Ledoux (at least 1931-48); Roland Koscherak (around 1948); Richard P. Gale (until 1974)
Catalogue Raisonne
K206, Ukiyo-e shūka 4 (1979), list #154
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