The Burke Collection
Two poems from Zoku kokin wakashū (続古今和歌集)
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Catalogue information

Kamakura period, 13th century

Hanging scroll; ink on paper

23.4 x 14.1 cm (9 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015

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[Poem 8] A spring poem among one hundred poems composed. // Kōmyōbuji nyūdō Former Regent Minister of the Left Michiie // The sun rises, opening up the heaven’s door. / The spring of the divine age must have arrived.

[Poem 9] Kino Tsurayuki [ca. 872–945] // Spring mist has risen, yet at Yoshino mountains / snow is falling even today.