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Autumn Moon at Ishiyama Temple (Ishiyama shūgetsu - 石山秋月) from the series Eight Views of Ōmi (Ōmi hakkei no uchi - 近江八景之内)

Identifier: 1851-53 Kunisada album trip 15
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Illustrated in Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints by Andreas Marks, et al., pl. 29, p. 95.

Mitsuuji on the right stands next to Tamakuzu, "...the daughter of his former, now dead lover Tasogare and his childhood friend Takanao. Mitsuuji tries to catch a glimpse of her in the glow of the night lamp and the moon... In the background is a temple surrounded by a copse of trees and Lake Biwa."

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