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Haiku Poem & Dancing Man

[ Haiku Poem & Dancing Man ]
Reference Number
" Haiku Poem & Dancing Man "
Iwaya Sazanami (1870 - 1933)

Children's literature author & Haiku Poet from the Meiji era to the former part of the Showa era.
Sazanami was born in Tokyo in 1870 as the third son of Iwaya Ichiroku, famous statesperson and calligrapher.
After Sazanami had grown up, he entered the Kenyu-Sha and made nursery tales public.
He also editted a collection of Japanese folk stories.
He deceased in 1933 at the age of 64.
Highest Value = about US$ 5,000

Signature & Seal
Part of Drawing
Silk, 110 x 35 cm ( 43.3 x 13.8 inches )
Silk, 199 x 49 cm ( 78.3 x 19 inches )
Roller End Material
No Box

There are some spots and folds.
Although, the condition of this scroll is not bad.
A Haiku poem and old man performing Japanese traditional dance with Sensu fan are drawn well.
The Haiku poem means in literal translation that "Matsu tree finally produced flowers with pleasure".

Haiga (Haiku Poem & Sumi Ink Drawing)
Rakkan Signature & Stamp of Iwaya Sazanami
Signature & Seal
Roller End made of Staghorn
Roller End
Japanese Haiku Poem
Old Man Performing Japanese Traditional Dance with Fan
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