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Portrait of Abe no Nakamaro (The 100 Poems of Mt. Ogura)
  • Hishikawa Moronobu
    circa 1620–1694
    born: Hodamura, Awa province, Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Portrait of Abe no Nakamaro (The 100 Poems of Mt. Ogura), circa 1680, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • woodcut, hand coloring
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 236.5 x 177.8 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/4 x 7 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Arthur S. Johnson (The May Finney Marcy Collection)
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0020
Description
Literature

Male poet (identified as Abe no Nakamaro) in court dress appears in the lower section of the page. There is a moon and a poem in the upper sections.