Black Page 14

Description of work

'Using watercolour, Lamp Black and Natural Tint. This is after a haiku by Yosa Buson "being asked for an inscription over a picture of a black dog"

Pitch darkness of its own body
Has barked
Midnight autumn

A contemporary of Laurence Sterne (1713-1768), Yosa Buson (1716 -1784) was a painter and haiku poet, is only considered on a par with Basho.'