Chikanobu - Snow, Moon, Flowers: No. 25
Series: Snow, Moon, Flowers
Scene: No. 25 Musashi, Moon over the Sumida River, Lady Hanjo (Setsugekka: Musashi, Sumidagawa tsuki, Hanjo no mae)
According to a Nō play, a woman from Mino Province had become a courtesan in the Capital. Honoring a promise to a customer, she sent a treasured fan to Yoshida no Shōshō, because he did not respond she went mad, wandering the streets and riverbanks. Inset: Yoshida no Shōshō rejecting a messenger (Coats 99)
Publisher: Kobayashi Tetsujirō
Size: 13 1/2 x 9 3/8"
Japanese woodblock print
Fine color and impression, no backing, trimming