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Maker(s):Ito Shinsui
Culture:Japanese (1898-1972)
Title:Autumn Full Moon, from the series Gendai bijin-shu dai-nishu [Second series of modern beauties]
Date Made:1931 August (Showa 6)
Materials:Woodblock print (woodcut); nishiki-e, ink and colors on paper
Place Made:Asia; Japan
Measurements:Mat: 21 5/8 in x 16 in; 54.9 cm x 40.6 cm; Sheet: 17 1/4 in x 11 1/16 in; 43.8 cm x 28.1 cm; Image: 16 5/16 in x 10 5/16 in; 41.4 cm x 26.2 cm
Narrative Inscription:  SIGNATURE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Shinsui saku]; SEAL: recto, upp. r. (red ink): [Japanese character, Shinsui]; DATE: recto, upp. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Showa roku nen hagetsu]; SEAL: recto, lwr. r. (black ink): [Japanese character, Watanabe].
Accession Number:  MH 1964.153.Q.RII
Credit Line:Gift of Dorothy L. Blair (Class of 1914)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Fifteenth night of the Eighth Month (Jugoya): the full moon of autumn - a young girl in kimono and plaits leans against a veranda pillar; outside bush clover (hagi) and pampas grass (susuki) are in bloom.

Label Text:
"Limited edition of 250: # 205"

portraits; moons; night

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