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近江八景之内 石山秋月
The Autumn Moon at Ishiyama on Lake Biwa

Artist:
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1835
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
9 7/8 x 14 15/32 in. (25.1 x 36.8 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1914
Accession Number:
JP48
Not on view
Ishiyama ya
Niwo no umi teru
Tsukikage wa
Akashi mo Suma mo
Hoka naranukawa

Ah, peak of Ishiyama—
Could even the moonlit bay
at Akashi or Suma match
your view of the shining
sea at Niwo?
Signature: Hiroshige ga

Inscription: Verse: O Hill of Stone, the image of the moon that thou seest appear on (Niwo?) sea, is it not more beautiful even than the moonlit Akashi, or Suma?

Marking: Seal: Eikyūdō Kiwame-authentic
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