Signed Hiroshige ga. Publisher's seal (Fujiokaya Hikotaro).
Colored ink on paper; woodblock print; chu tanzaku.
Ninteenth century Japanese color woodblock print of a full length portrait of the poet Otomo no Kuronushi, standing beside a stream, with a baby pine. The court poet Kuronushi (active in the late 9th-early 10th c.) is less known for his poems than for being proven a forger by Ono no Komachi. The emperor forgave him his zealous urge to always be best, and he was later identified as one of Japan's 6 Immortal Poets (Rokkasen), along with Komachi.
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