Woodblock print and hand applied colours from verso by Shiko Munakata (1903-1975)
Title: Wandering away from home (Ryurisho), compositions on the poems of Yoshii Isamu.
Subtitle: Fox and wolf (Koro no saku)
Signed in pencil in Japanese Shiko and signed and dated in Roman script Munakata 1958 4 12, pine needles symbol.
Red artist's seal: Muna
Size of paper: 34.5 cm X 40.5 cm
Condition: Some light wrinkles from printing and some faded colours.
The poem reads: Yuzareba Kariba-myoujin arawaremu, Yama fukou shite inu no koe suru. (When evening falls, the God of the hunting place will appear. Hear dog's barking sounds at deep in the mountain).