The Rush Gatherer, from the series A True Mirror of Chinese and Japanese Poetry

The Rush Gatherer, from the series A True Mirror of Chinese and Japanese Poetry

1834-1835

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾 北斎

(Japanese, 1760-1849)

Color woodblock print

Sheet: 52.1 x 23 cm (20 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade 1916.1145

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The subject of this design may be related to a 1309 poem that contains the following lines:
When I was cutting horse-tails
The autumn moon appeared,
Shining through the trees on Mount Sonahara.

See also
Collection: 
Japanese Art
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Print

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