Omi Hakkei zenzu Ishiyama kara miru 近江八景全図石山から見る, The Complete Eight Views of Omi as Seen from Ishiyama triptych detail, 1880’s, Britsh Museum
Utagawa Hiroshige III
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Murasaki Shikibu seated on veranda of Ishiyamadera, looking out over Lake Biwa. 
From wiki:  “Ishiyama-dera (石山寺, lit. “Stony Mountain Temple”) is a Shingon temple in Ōtsu in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture. This temple is the thirteenth of the Kansai Kannon Pilgrimage.”
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Artemis:  It’s said that Murasaki Shikibu began writing The Tale of Genji at Ishiyamadera during a full moon in August 1004.

Omi Hakkei zenzu Ishiyama kara miru 近江八景全図石山から見る, The Complete Eight Views of Omi as Seen from Ishiyama triptych detail, 1880’s, Britsh Museum

Utagawa Hiroshige III

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Murasaki Shikibu seated on veranda of Ishiyamadera, looking out over Lake Biwa.

From wiki:  “Ishiyama-dera (石山寺, lit. “Stony Mountain Temple”) is a Shingon temple in Ōtsu in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture. This temple is the thirteenth of the Kansai Kannon Pilgrimage.”

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Artemis:  It’s said that Murasaki Shikibu began writing The Tale of Genji at Ishiyamadera during a full moon in August 1004.

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