Japanese tanka poetry by courtesan Oyodo

Japanese tanka poetry by courtesan Oyodo

According to the signature and calligraphy style, tanka poetry on silk composed by Oyodo as ‘tayu’ (high ranking courtesan in Edo period) who are well-known as the motif of Kunisada’s ukiyoe, – ‘Oyodo of the Daikokuya in Sumi-cho’. Elegant composition of mounting attached with makie lacquered scroll-ends, with expected damages as stains, holes, and rip. Attached with wooden box. Late Edo period, 19th century. Total: approx. 110 x 41.7cm (43.30 x 16.41in)

 

 

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