Exhibited at the 7th Bunten Exhibition, the work was well received. Bathed in moonlight, a fisherman and his children hurry home over the wooden bridge one spring evening. The painting, filled with pastoral overtones, is at one with Gyokudo’s gentle disposition and his peaceful view of nature.


  • Title: Moonlit Evening
  • Creator Lifespan: 1873 - 1957
  • Creator Nationality: Japanese
  • Creator Gender: Male
  • Creator Death Place: Tokyo
  • Creator Birth Place: Aichi
  • Date Created: 1913
  • Location Created: Japan
  • Year of Production: 大正2年
  • Physical Dimensions: w99.7 x h182.6 cm
  • Painter: Kawai Gyokudo
  • Object Title: 夕月夜
  • Exhibition History: 第7回文展
  • Category: 日本画
  • Artist Name: 川合玉堂
  • Type: Japanese Painting
  • Rights: Adachi Museum of Art, Terms & Conditions
  • External Link: https://www.adachi-museum.or.jp/en/archives/collection/kawai_gyokudo
  • Medium: ink and light color on silk / hanging scroll

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