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Kishū hidakagawa no tsuki kiyohime (Kiyohime and the Moon over Hidaka River in Kii Province)
  • Toyohara Chikanobu
    1838–1912
    born: Takada, Echigo province (present-day Niigata prefecture), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Kishū hidakagawa no tsuki kiyohime (Kiyohime and the Moon over Hidaka River in Kii Province), 1885, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Setsugekkan (Snow, Moon and Flowers)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 145 x 97.5 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of H. Lee Turner
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0001.179
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Kiyohime standing by moonlit river. Inset at upper left shows Dōjōji bell, with feet and partial figures. Figure grasps a strand of hair in one hand and a strand in her mouth, looking out at a small boat with two men in center left. Tree at right, gray night scene. Sky has full moon and sparkles over dark gray and blue. At top there is a scroll like section with a blue, white, and purple seal.