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Harano no Tsuki (The Moon of the Moor)

Yoshitoshi1888-05

Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park, National Park Service

Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park, National Park Service

This print is part of Yoshitoshi's famous series "100 Aspects of the Moon" which depicts scenes from traditional Chinese and Japanese history and lore. Showing the power of music, Fujiwara no Yasumasa (958-1036), the Heian governer, charms the outlaw Hakamadare, preventing him from robbing Yasumasa. The story features in several other prints in the series.

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  • Title: Harano no Tsuki (The Moon of the Moor)
  • Creator: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
  • Date: 1888-05
  • Location: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park
  • Provenance: The prints in this series were given to Elizabeth Billings as a gift by Sho Nemoto.
  • Contributor: Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park, National Park Service
  • Catalog Number: MABI 9289a

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