Muromachi period, first half of 15th century
Handscroll fragment, mounted as hanging scroll; ink and color on paper
29 x 41.2 cm (11 3/8 x 16 1/4 in.)
Ex Coll.: Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III
Held the title of Nyo Kurōdo during the time of the ex-Emperor Sanjō, also known as Sakon. Active during the reigns of Emperors Ichijō [r. 986–1010]
and Sanjō [r. 1011–15].
Nightly visits across Iwabashi stopped. / When morning came, / sadness surrounded Mount Katsuragi.