Tuesday, August 24, 2010


'the grebe
when it becomes lonely
dives into the water'-hino sojo

'the water fowl
lays its beak on its breast
and sleeps as it floats'-ginko

image via the guardian via the trustees of the british museum

grebe on the water with irises, early 19th century
ink and colours on paper
-i love the writing in the upper right-

1 comment:

  1. I too love the writing...is it japanese?? I like simple paintingd like this, there is something peacful about it.