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An Old Quiet Tree Bearing Light of Many Moons

Oil on canvas

100.0 × 65.2cm | 25 1/2 × 39 1/4in


A 200-year-old fragrant olive (Osmanthus fragrans) putting down its root on the premises of the ex- Fujiya Inn, located in Beppu city in Oita prefecture and registered as a national tangible cultural property. It is an art work portraying the appearance of  flowers that bloom in full glory for only one week from the end of September to the beginning of October every year.

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