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Autumn poem
Nagakute Aichi, Koiwa Tokyo, Japan
Year: 1970
Dimensions: 90.0cm X 102.0cm
Location: Private Collection

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As I started drawing plants in full scale, I made more and more sketches of the weeds that were around me. The weeds in this painting are those that I saw at the side of Edo River and also around my house. In those days I used to submit 4 to 5 paintings to the Spring Inten Exhibition; however based on the rules, only one painting per an artist was allowed to be selected. This painting was not selected.

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