Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Yoshitoshi
Title #32 – Kitayama moon, Toyohara Sumiaki
Series 100 Aspects of the Moon
Date June 5, 1886
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Format Oban (10" X 14 3/4")
Comment Embossed cartouche, burnishing on the hat
On a moonlit night, Sumiaki went out onto the moor to play his flute. He was quickly surrounded by a pack of wolves, but he took out his flute and played anyway and the wolves became spellbound listening to him. They quietly returned to the woods after the performance.
Price $500.
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