近衛信尹書 『和漢朗詠集』 色紙帖

Album of thirty-six leaves, each on gold, silver, or colored decorated paper | 22.2 x 26.7cm | Early 17th century

Calligraphy by Konoe Nobutada

Konoe Nobutada, a courtier-calligrapher famed for his bold, expressive, and idiosyncratic handwriting, inscribed the decorated poetry sheets (shikishi) for an album comprising selections from Japanese and Chinese Poems to Sing, compiled about 1013 by...
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