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Maker(s):Hiroshige
Culture:Japanese
Title:Autumn Moon at Ishiyama, No. 8 from the Eight Views of Lake Biwa (Ômi Hakkei no Uchi)
Date Made:early-mid 1830's
Type:Print
Materials:woodcut printed in color on paper
Place Made:Japan
Measurements:sheet: 10 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.; 26.67 x 40.005 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Poem upper right corner of image. English translation by Binyon in Stewart, "O Hill of Stone, the image of the moon that thou seest appear on Niwo Sea, is it not more beautiful than even the moonlit Akashi or Suma?"
Accession Number:  SC 1968.347
Credit Line:The Margaret Rankin Barker - Isaac Ogden Rankin Collection. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Barker (Margaret Clark Rankin, class of 1908)
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Description:
Black and white mountain silhouetted against a blue sky and lake; full moon rises over the lake; poem upper right corner of image

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