- Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797-1858, Japanese
- Kawaguchiya Shōzō, Japanese, publisher
Moon and Plum (Tsuki ni ume)
Polychrome wood block print
Image: 33.3 x 11.1 cm (13 1/8 x 4 3/8 inches)
Signature / Inscription / Marks
Nodokasa ni/yawaraka* ni naru/chikara kobu
Gently nurtured/in complete tranquility/bundles of muscle
StateA later state than 34.170 with moon and solid blue background. The character "ru" in "naru" in the second line of the poem has been shortened so as to remain outside the edge of the moon and the sky block has been reduced.
Japan; Edo (location)
Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
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