||#70 – Mount Ashigara moon, Yoshimitsu|
||100 Aspects of the Moon|
||October 10, 1889|
||Oban (9 7/8" X 14 5/8")|
||Embossed cartouche, burnishing on the hat, oxidized orange pigment on the kimono|
Minamoto Yoshimitsu (1056-1127) was a famous warrior and courtier as well as a musician. His favorite instrument was the sho, which he is playing here. There is no depiction of the moon in this design, just the glow of moonlight.