Arts and Designs of Japan
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Artist Yoshitoshi
Title #53 - Sumiyoshi Full Moon - Lord Teika
Series 100 Aspects of the Moon
Date June 23, 1887
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Format Oban (9 5/8" X 14 1/4")
Comment Embossing throughout the white robe and cartouche, burnishing on the black hat and lantern.
Fujiwara no Sadaie (Teika), a poet and scholar, has fallen asleep on the veranda of the Shinto Shrine at Sumiyoshi. The shrine is dedicated to the God of Poetry who is appearing to Teika, as a ghost.
Price $750.
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