113 A poem from Kokin wakashū (Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern); opening verse, Sumiyoshi no (住吉の)

Item

Title

113 A poem from Kokin wakashū (Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern); opening verse, Sumiyoshi no (住吉の)

Calligrapher

Attributed to Yamazaki Sōkan (d. circa 1539 or 1540; fl. circa 1488-1530s)

Culture

Japanese

Style/period

Nanbokuchō/Muromachi (1333-1568)

Date

Circa late 15th-early 16th century (Sôkan’s lifetime)

Material

Shikishi (poem card) format; ink on paper with cloud pattern

Measurements

16.6 x 15.3 cm

Identifier

Z42_4j3_049a_113

Item Locator

Z42.4 J3

Transcription

住吉のきしの/ひめ松人ならは/いく代かへしと/とはまし物を

Transliteration

KKS XVII: 906 sumiyoshi no / kishi no himematsu / hito naraba / ikuyo ka heshi to / towamashi mono o (McCullough 1985, p. 199)

Translation

KKS XVII: 906 were they only men / I would ask the youthful pines / that line the shores of / Sumiyoshi how many / generations they have seen (Rodd 2017, p. 310)

KKS XVII: 906 Were they but human - / those ancient shore pines growing / at Sumiyoshi - / I would ask them to tell me / how many years they have lived. [-Anonymous] (McCullough 1985, p. 199)

Description

Information on kiwame fuda (Identification/Authentication slip): 山崎隠士宗鑑 住吉の
(極印)養心
(筆跡)神田道古(六代)
Attributed to Yamazaki-inshi Sōkan; Authentication Seal: Yōshin; Authenticator: Kanda Dōko (Sixth generation head of the Kanda lineage)

Source

〈第一巻 1〉 古今和歌集 (伊達家旧蔵本) コキンワカシュウ 906 住吉の岸のひめ松人ならばいく世かへしととはましものを
Gertrude Bass Warner Memorial Library

Spatial Coverage

Japan

Language

Japanese

Repository

University of Oregon. Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Institution

University of Oregon

Type

Image

Format

image/jpeg

Rights

No Copyright - United States

Rights Holder

University of Oregon. Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

Item sets

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