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Mountains in Autumn

1910
Noguchi Shōhin, Japanese, 1847 - 1917

A female artist trained in the style of the Chinese literati (scholar-officials), Noguchi Shōhin here depicts a landscape made more interesting by the unusual rock formation dominating its center. The poem reads:


A waterfall flows in amongst the trees and gushes fourth again,

The cliffs and rocks have a lingering purity.

With maple leaves as vivid as brocade,

The autumn mountains return to their bright luster.

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