Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Yoshitoshi
Title #84 – Cloth beating moon
Series 100 Aspects of the Moon
Date April 1890
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Format Oban (9 5/8" X 14 3/8")
Comment Embossed cartouche, burnishing; backed
A wife pounds cloth while her husband is away, referring to a Chinese poem about a man hearing the sound of his wife beating cloth even though he is far away from her.
Price $450.
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