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The Poet Sangi Hitoshi
  • Hishikawa Moronobu
    circa 1620–1694
    born: Hodamura, Awa province, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • The Poet Sangi Hitoshi, circa 1680, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • The 100 Poems of Mt. Ogura
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut, hand coloring
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0032

Poet seated on the floor. He is holding a bow in his hand and has a quiver of arrows on his back. The upper portion of the print is divided into two sections. The right section has calligraphy. The left section has a male figure.