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Totoya Hokkei (1780-1850)

The Poetess Kiyogaki on the bridge
above Shinobazu Pond c1833
Signed: Hokkei Shikishiban surimono
Printed with gauffrage and silver mica

A breeze which was invited to come: the fragrance
of plum blossom fills the hollow of the hills
Tojuen Kiyogaki

The birds, the flowers and the views all seemed
beautiful to the herdsman greetund the spring at