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Bachmann Eckenstein
Art & Antiques

Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875) - Violets in a Field Scroll
Japan
19th c.; Edo Period (1603 - 1868), Dated 1866
paint on paper; Ink on paper
H: 26.4 cm - H: 43 cm

Putting out the candle,
I went to bed
against the cold,
and dreamt of gathering
violets in a field.

Utsumihi ni
ushisa
wasurete
netaru yo wa,
sumire
tsumu no ni
yume ni mietari.

Ama no karumo, no.213

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