Muromachi period, 16th century
Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk
71.1 x 38.2 cm (28 x 15 in.)
Poem by Hitomaro (fl. 8th century), number 409 in Kokin wakashū
Dimly, dimly / in the morning mist that lies over Akashi Bay, / my longings follow with the ship / that vanishes behind the distant isle.