(also known as Shūsei [秀盛]; fl. first half of 15th century)
Hanging scroll; ink and light color on paper
74.5 x 27.7 cm (29 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
by Sesshin Tōhaku (d. 1459)
South of the river, north of the river, the snow is clearing. / Mountains spew forth rosy clouds, springtime colors are fresh. / Travelers remove their shoes, though the going still is rough. / Opening the window, seated guests enjoy the splendid view. / Water flowing beneath the bridge rings like chimes of jade. / At the eaves, the wind in the pines tunes its stringless lute. / But why is that leaf of a boat moored beside the cliff ? / It must be a craft for roving ten thousand miles away.
Composed at random by Chōsetsushi
[lower right of scroll]
Hidemori; [upper right of inscription] illegible; [lower left of inscription]