Image: 36.5 x 12.7 cm (14 3/8 x 5 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Mikazuki no/funa yusan shite/mimizuku no*/mimi ni iretaki**/matsukaze no koto
The long-eared owl/in the crescent-moon boat/on the third night/longs to hear the koto float slowly to its ears /through the wind in the pines
EditionEarlier impressions than this example show shading around the moon.
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.