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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892)
Nakamaro Views the Moon in China (Abe no Nakamaro - Kasuga Moon)
No. 64 from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon"
Date: 1888
Size: Oban. Approximately 14.75 x 10.25 inches.
Signed and sealed by the artist.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Publisher: Akiyama Buemon.
Carver: Yamamoto.
Condition: At the back preimeter, thinner areas have been reinforced with paper.
Abe no Nakamaro (701-770) was sent to China. His poem is thought to express his homesickness for Japan: “Now I lift my gaze to the high plain of heaven, I see the moon that rose at Kasuga over Mount Mikasa!" - Annotations© 2008-2017 Leo Verwoerd