Bamboo and moon (Tsuki to take)
Place Made: Japan; Place Made: Tokyo
Sheet: 27 x 38.6 cm (10 5/8 x 15 3/16 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Inscription at top.
[text and poems]
Chinese inscription of two lines of a poem by Du Fu:
Rain purifies the bamboo; wind diffuses its delicate fragrance
Calligraphy by Tonan
See notes by Deborah Del Gais in cat. file regarding the poem.
Signature: Keisai (Eisen)
Seals: Artist's seal | Eisen in;Censor's seal | kiwame
Credit / Object Number
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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Echigoya Chōhachi 越後屋長八 (Japanese, 1800s), publisher
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