(懐月堂安度; fl. late 17th–early 18th century)
Framed painting, formerly a hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paper
100.4 x 42.3 cm (39 1/2 x 16 5/8 in.)
Ex Coll.: Frank E. Hart
Poem by Sarumaru Dayū from Kokin wakashū
Treading through the autumn leaves in the deepest mountains, / I hear the belling of the lonely deer — / then it is that autumn is sad.
Painted by Japan’s playful painter Kaigetsudō