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The Emperor


Artist: Sadahide
Date: ca 1845
Size/Format: Oban Tate-e, 14.5 by 9.5 ins
Description: From a rare series depicting scenes in the life of Sugawara Michizane, a poet and courtier who was later deified as Tenjin, a god of scholarship and calligraphy.

Here Michizane is seen composing poetry under the autumn leaves. Also shown is the procession of Emperor Daigo, who exiled Michizane towards the end of his life.
Series: Illustrated Legends of Tenmangu Shrine
Publisher: Yamamoto
Condition: A few small marks, otherwise fine.
Impression: Fine.
Price: (SOLD)

 

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