Moronobu Hishikawa

Harumichi no Tsuraki from the book Forms of the Hundred Poem Poets , 1695

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Harumichi no Tsuraki ? ? ? ? (? -920) was a poet and courtier during the early Heian period. Sitting on the floor, he is attended to by servants. The intention of the artist could have been to show a life of luxury and prosperity as befitted an imperial courtier.

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