Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy)

愛と和歌 Ai(kanji) and Waka 

Work No.34 Ai and Waka

All images were scanned under room light. The colors of images may be slightly different from real ones.

ai
waka

About this art work

The first piece: Ai/ 愛/ love, semi-cursive style (gyosho)
The second piece: Waka(Shinsenwakashu, 新撰和歌集, 31 syllable poem)
Meaning: This is the 31-syllable Japanese poem which expressed autumn scenery. A lot of colored leaves float on a river. They are like a red wave.
Momijibano nagarete tomaru minato niha kurenai hukaki namiya tatsuramu.
Mo (も) mi(み) zi(ち) ba(ハ) no(の) na(奈) ga(可) re(連) te(て) to(登) ma(ま) ru(る) mi(三) na(那) to(と) ni(尓) ha(盤) kurenai(紅) hu(ふ) ka(可) ki(支) nami(波) ya(や) ta(多) tsu(つ) ra(ら) mu(む).
もみじ葉が流れて留まる湊には、紅色の深い波が立つのだろうか。

Size of this art work

Work size: 120mm*135mm, (material: paper)
The work is one set with two pieces. These specifications are the same.
Board size: diameter 225mm, material: paper
The board is one piece. This art work is simply inserted into a board. You can easily remove the work from the board by yourself and use your own frame, etc.
Packing weight: Within 2Kg (rough estimate)
Packing size: uncertain

Price

JPY15,000.(plus 8% sales tax)

This price includes packing and shipping charges within Japan.