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Fishing in the Moonlight
  • Tani Kankan
    1769–1799
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Fishing in the Moonlight, late 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink, color on paper
  • Canvas/Support: 80.6 x 31.8 cm
    Canvas/Support: 31 3/4 x 12 1/2 in
    Mount Dimensions: 160 x 38.8 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 63 x 15 1/4 in
  • Museum purchase: Gift of the Richard and Patricia Cotton Memorial Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1981.0071
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Figure in boat lower left foreground, surrounded by sparse vegetation. Mountains in background upper left, moon in upper right. Deep purple mountain.