Image: 23 x 26 cm (9 1/16 x 10 1/4 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Inscription verso lower half, center in pencil: 432; in a later hand, inscribed verso, bottom right in pencil: NJX408/[Japanese Characters]
[text and poems]
Ukaibune/ takase sashikosu/ hodo nare ya/ musubohoreyuku/ kagaribi no kage
This is a famous poem by priest Jakuren.
The cormorant-fishing boat-poled through the shallows, pitching in the flashes of fire
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.