Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Yoshitoshi
Title #44 – I wish I had gone to bed immediately but now the night has passed and I watch the moon descend
Series 100 Aspects of the Moon
Date c. 1887
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Format Oban (9 3/4" X 14 1/2")
Comment Burnishing, embossing in the cartouche and throughout the robe
The poem is by Akazome Emon, who is portrayed looking out a doorway. In this print the moon only appears in the poem.
Price $450.
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