Omi, Autumn Moon over Ishiyama, Murasaki Shikibu, No. 1

by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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Omi, Autumn Moon over Ishiyama, Murasaki Shikibu, No. 1 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Omi, Autumn Moon over Ishiyama, Murasaki Shikibu, No. 1

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, with embossing on the white kimono and a dusting of mica across the top of the night sky.

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. Backed with paper. Diagonal folds. Slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.

Omi, Autumn Moon over Ishiyama, Murasaki Shikibu, No. 1 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Omi, Autumn Moon over Ishiyama, Murasaki Shikibu, No. 1 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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