by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Series; Snow, Moon, Flowers
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 1/2" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Vertical fold. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases and stains, slight rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details. Good overall.
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