Ariwara no Narihira (在原 業平, 825–880)
taete sakura no
haru no kokoro wa
in this world,
my heart in spring
should be calmer.
This art is on hand-made Western-style paper. The frame has the outside dimensions 16″ W x 20″ H (40.6 cm wide x 50.8 cm high) and the hand-made paper is 12″ W x 18″ H (30.5 cm wide x 45.7 cm high). The art is protected with acid-free backing and acid-free double mat with a white outer mat and black inner mat. Finally, the art is covered with high-quality non-glare conservation glass and a metal semi-gloss black frame.
This art appeared in the 27th Annual Fine Art Show in Shelton WA in March of 2017.
This is an original work, not a print, and was brushed by Master Japanese Calligrapher Eri Takase.