Hosoda Eishi, Dreaming of a Chapter from the Tale of Ise
Eishi

Hosoda Eishi (1756-1829)

Dreaming of a Chapter from the Tale of Ise

hanging scroll, ink and color on silk, signed Chobunsai Eishi hitsu, with one artist's seal, ca. 1810

painting: 37 3/8 by 13 in., 95 by 33 cm
overall: 68 7/8 by 17 3/4 in., 175 by 45 cm

The poem above is signed Tsunekage hitsu (Imoto Tsunekage, 1776-1813)

Musashinoha
kefuhana yakiso
wakakusano
tsuma mo komoreri
ware mo komoreri
tsunekage

Light no fires today
on the plains of Musashi-no
for sweet as new grass
my young spouse is hidden here
and I am hidden here too

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Hosoda Eishi signature
kikumon

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