.:. Ariko - Sink Beneath the Waves from the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1886
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) One Hundred Aspects of the Moon
One hundred aspects of the moon 月百姿
Yoshitoshi Tsukioka / 月岡芳年
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon - # 98 "The Moon's Four Strings" -- Yoshitoshi's '100 Aspects of the Moon' Blind musician Semimaru, a 10th-century imperial court poet, chooses a life of solitude alone on Mount Ausaka near Kyoto. "The first string and the second sound wildly - the autumn wind brushes the pines and falls with broken notes - the third string and the fourth - the fourth string is myself, Semimaru - and four are the strings of the biwa I play."
Kato Kokudo (Taisho (1912-1926) or Showa (1926-1989) era) Landscape under the Moon
Tsukioka Yoshitoshi: One Hundred Aspects of the Moon - # 90 "Kazan Temple Moon" -- Yoshitoshi's '100 Aspects of the Moon' The teenage Emperor Kazan, tricked by the Fujiwara clan, abdicates his throne and takes vows to become a priest. Here he leaves the imperial palace before dawn to go to the temple.
Ito Shinsui (伊東深水) 1898-1972, Japanese Artist, 朝丘雪路(子)