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Provenance: Robert E. Haynes NFS
Depicted on the omote is a male deer or stag climbing a cliff with inlay of fungus growing below and the moon in the sky above. The kanji translates to the date of September 1829.
Depicted on the ura is a path with plantlife and the reflection of the moon in the water. The mei reads (on the right) "I am a universal monk", and (on the left) 'HARUAKI HOGEN' with Kao. Refer to Haynes Index H 00760.0.
At age of 16 (1802), went to study with Yanagawa Naoharu. After his studies he received the use of the HARU kanji in his art name. By the age of 40 he was granted the title of Hogen. Thus, he is most often referred to as 'HARUAKI HOGEN'. This is a very rare example of his work with genuine signature.

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