Japanese moons

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Autumn Moon At Ishiyama Temple (c. 1834) by Utagawa Hiroshige.

The moon is a continual feature in Japanese landscape prints, and the following selection is only a small sample of the many beautiful examples that may be found on this print site. See also this site, and Yoshitoshi’s stunning series, One Hundred Aspects of the Moon.

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Rising Moon at Nagase (no date) Artist unknown.

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Rising Moon at Katase River (1907) by Shiron Kasamatsu.

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