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Tanomura Chokunyû (1814-1907)
Nanga
A lipstick kiss sunrise over Mount Fuji on New Years morning
Signed: ChôkunyIu dôjin shigô jinen hachijûsan (83)
Seals: Hotei anshu
Technique: sumi, red and a little blue on paper 64,7 x 32,1
Date: New Year’s Day 1896
Mounting: grey blue damask
wooden rollers, 150 x 45,4
Box: Authenticated by Tanaka Hakuin (1866-1934) in Taishô 11(1923)
Condition: very good

The poem reads: Senri shin / setsumo kagajaku / nitsu honno / homo takakimareha / fuji no setuzan
Expanded over many miles
lies the glittering snow
The pride of Japan is Mount Fuji
that high snow mountain
(HK)

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