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Murase Taiitsu (1803-1881)
Nanga / Bunjin
Leaving on a mule
Signed: Taiitsu Rôjin heidai
Seals: Nô, Rei Taiitsu & Chôkiyaku yamakaku naosuru (Chôgo sankaku Yûmei)
Technique: sumi on paper 132,3 x 27,9
Mounting: azure crushed and brown paper
wooden rollers, 183 x 36,5
Condition: very good

題畫
城居桂玉寸無閑
歸計平生梦故關
誰是跨驢著鞭去
溪山一幅似家山

Inscription on a painting
In the Capital, however beautiful, you will not find a moment of rest
All day long one dreams of returning to one’s native village.
Those who can get on their mules and apply the whip;
The mountains at the stream are like the mountains at home.
(HK)

Availability: On Request