Moon and branch

A slip of Japanese paper accompanied the print. In part it reads: “Full moon and branch….poem by Michihako which describes pampas grass and moonlight on a snowy plain.”

Maker(s)
Author: Michihiko
Historical period(s)
early 19th century
Medium
Woodblock print; ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 21.3 x 19.1 cm (8 3/8 x 7 1/2 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. William E. Harkins
Accession Number
FSC-GR-652
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Print
Type

Woodblock print

Keywords
Japan, moon, poems, surimono
Provenance

To 2001
William E. Harkins, Brooklyn, New York. [1]

From 2001
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of William E. Harkins, Brooklyn, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] See object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

William E. Harkins

Description

A slip of Japanese paper accompanied the print. In part it reads: "Full moon and branch....poem by Michihako which describes pampas grass and moonlight on a snowy plain."

Inscription(s)

In pencil on the top right corner of the verso: "1650 Rmr (Amt?) 185 NET"

Marking(s)

There is a red seal in the bottom right corner of the image.

Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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