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Tsukiyo no tajimaharu, dai shi (Moonlight at Taj Mahal No. 4)
  • Yoshida Hiroshi
    born: Kurume, Japan ; died: Tokyo, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Tsukiyo no tajimaharu, dai shi (Moonlight at Taj Mahal No. 4), 1931, Showa period (1926–1989)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 247 x 377 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/4 x 14 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 270 x 400 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 15 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Gift of Christopher Bunn, Class of 2002
  • Not on display
  • 2003.0095
Label Text

Figures in a landscape. Three small figures stand at bottom center. The figure on the left wears yellow, the figure in the center purple, and the figure on the right wears pink. A large white building with a large onion dome in the center (the Taj Mahal in India) and smaller domes around it. There are four minarets around the exterior. The building has a large arch in the center with calligraphy above it. There are two levels of arches to either side. The building has a bluish gray color and the sky is blue.