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seiko_poem (65K) Creator.Personal Name: Seiko?
Creator.Role: calligrapher
Title: [Poem from the Heike monogatari 平家物語, Chapter 5.2]
Description: hanging scroll; ink on decorated paper (multi-colored paper with gold powder); chiefly hiragana script with some kanji; signed by the artist; no artist's seal.
Type: Calligraphy—Japanese.
Type: Scroll (Visual work)—Japanese.
Culture: Japanese.
Style.Period: Modern.
Technique: painting.
Material.Medium: ink.
Material.Support: paper.
Measurements: 20 x 49 in.
Location.Current Repository: private collection, C. J. Campbell (Chicago, Ill.)
Rights: C. J. Campbell.
Record Type: work.
seiko_poem_detail_1 (37K)
seiko_poem_detail_2 (52K)
seiko_poem_sig (14K)
Translation of the poem:

When I came once more to the former capital
I could find only a desolate rush-wild plain
The light of the moon fills all of heaven and earth
The bitter winds of autumn pierce me to the bone.
   (McCullough's translation)
Original text:

浅茅が原とぞ なりにける
秋風のみぞ 身にはしむ

Japanese Calligraphy