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Jun 18

Arts Everyday Living: Japanese Midnight—the Moonrise Over the Waterfall

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JAPANESE MIDNIGHT

MOONRISE OVER THE WATERFALL

 

 

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Utagawa Hiroshige, Moon Over A Waterfall, 1st half, 19th century, woodblock print, location unknown

The moon is a friend for the lonesome to talk to.

Carl Sandburg

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Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) is one of the superstars of Japanese art, while American writer Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) won three Pulitzer Prizes in literature.

For other blogs on Hiroshige and Sandburg, click:

The Divine Cat: Through a Japanese Artist’s Window

The Secret of the Sphinx: Expressions of Painting and Poetry

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

 

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