Shoujoutou/ Reflections Before Nightfall

The lake waters reflect the crimson foliage of the mountains in this depiction of autumn’s arrival, and a gentle drift of fog blurs the border where mountains and water meet. The hills are lush with delicately drawn tsujigahana images of floowers both real and imaginary.

As you begin your journey through the fantastical landscape of the ‘Symphony of Light,’ you will find yourself immersed first in the brilliant glory of autumn in Shoujoutou/ Reflections Before Nightfall. The rich crimson foliage of the mountains is softly reflected in the lake’s quiet waters as the season arrives. A delicate drift of fog blurs the border where the mountains and water meet, adding a hint of mystery to the scene. The hills are lush with tsujigahana flowers, both real and imaginary, covering the terrain in a vibrant explosion of autumn’s glory before evening creeps in.

Number in the collection: 2
Dimensions: 198 x 139 cm
Technique: Tie-dyeing and ink painting on silk crepe (chirimen) with gold wefts
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