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

 

Here’s another blog that I posted previously spotlighting Hiroshige’s interpretation of the moon.

 

JAPANESE MIDNIGHT

MOONRISE OVER THE WATERFALL

 

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

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.

 

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