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Mid-autumn moon
  • Kanō Isen'in
    1775–1828
    born: Musashi province, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Mid-autumn moon, late 1700s–early 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink, color on silk
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 810 x 265 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 31 7/8 x 10 3/8 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0051
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Scroll is part of a set of three - see 1969.0049 and 1969.0050. Center section.

A washed out dark background with a few shadows of clouds towards the bottom of the composition with a large full moon emerging from them towards the center.