Trivium Art HistoryTsukioka Yoshitoshi

100 Aspects, No 5. A Poem by Kikaku

100 Aspects, No 5. A Poem by Kikaku, 1885 — Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
36.8 cm24.1 cm

100 Aspects, No 5. A Poem by Kikaku is an Edo Period, Wood Block Print Printmaking created by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi in 1885. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Moon, and 100 Aspects of the Moon. Source

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi inverts his views of the moon, here showing a shadow thrown by the bright moonlight. The image pays homage to a haiku by the master Takarai Kikaku: "Bright moon - across the tatami mats shadows of pine branches"

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