Omi, Autumn Moon over Ishiyama, Murasaki Shikibu, No. 1 - Lovely woodblock of Lady Murasaki Shikibu, the eleventh-century author of the famous "Tale of Genji." She stands on the verandah of the Buddhist temple at Ishiyama where she began writing the story, looking out over a beautiful fall moon with geese flying above the lake. The inset above features a lovely view of Lake Biwa looking toward Mt. Hiei, with the pagoda of the temple at Ishiyama just visible. Beautifully drawn and colored, with embossing on the white kimono.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with nice color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. A few wormholes in margins, repaired. Please see photos for details.
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