Photo, Print, Drawing One Hundred Aspects of the Moon: Moon and Smoke.

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Title
One Hundred Aspects of the Moon: Moon and Smoke.
Summary
This print is from Tsuki hyakushi (One hundred aspects of the moon), a collection of 100 large, moon-themed nishiki-e (multicolored woodblock prints) by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-92). The prints were published in batches by Akiyama Buemon between 1885 and 1892. They depict various aspects of the moon, drawing upon Japanese and Chinese anecdotes, historical events, and mythology, and relate to a wide range of subjects, including famous warriors, notable women, birds and animals, and goblins and ghosts. The print is contained in a folding book consisting of all 100 prints from Tsuki hyakushi and two indexes that were created after the series was completed. It is believed to have been bound by its former owner. A preface that was written at the same time as the indexes were compiled is not included in the book. Scholars believe that the order of the pictures in the album does not follow the order in which they were published, but instead their order in the indexes, although there are some variations. Tsukioka Yoshitoshi was an ukiyo-e artist from the school of Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797--1861), active from the Bakumatsu (final years of the Shogunate) into the Meiji Period. He created a wide range of works, including bijin-ga (pictures of beautiful women), fuzoku-ga (pictures of manners and customs), and pictures of historical and literary characters. Completed in the year that he died, this series is highly regarded as the masterpiece of his later years.
Contributor Names
Tsukioka, Yoshitoshi, 1839-1892 Artist.
Yamamoto Engraver.
Created / Published
Tokyo, Japan : Akiyama Buemon, 1886-02.
Subject Headings
-  Japan
-  1886-02
-  Art, Japanese
-  Fire fighters
-  Firefighting
-  Fires
-  Moon
-  Ukiyo-e
-  Woodcuts
Notes
-  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
-  Original resource extent: Polychrome wood block print.
-  Reference extracted from World Digital Library: John Stevenson, Yoshitoshi's One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Leiden: Hotei Publishing, 2001).|Iwakiri Yuriko, Yoshitoshi Tuki Hyakushi (Tokyo: Tokyodo Shuppan, 2010).
-  Original resource at: National Diet Library.
-  Content in Japanese.
-  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.
Medium
1 online resource.
Source Collection
One Hundred Aspects of the Moon
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.wdl/wdl.15142
Library of Congress Control Number
2021668945
Online Format
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LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2021668945
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Chicago citation style:

Tsukioka, Yoshitoshi, Artist, and Yamamoto Engraver. One Hundred Aspects of the Moon: Moon and Smoke. Japan, 1886. Tokyo, Japan: Akiyama Buemon, -02. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668945/.

APA citation style:

Tsukioka, Y. & Yamamoto Engraver. (1886) One Hundred Aspects of the Moon: Moon and Smoke. Japan, 1886. Tokyo, Japan: Akiyama Buemon, -02. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021668945/.

MLA citation style:

Tsukioka, Yoshitoshi, Artist, and Yamamoto Engraver. One Hundred Aspects of the Moon: Moon and Smoke. Tokyo, Japan: Akiyama Buemon, -02. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021668945/>.

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