Japanese Woodblock Prints
Chikanobu - Snow, Moon, Flowers: No. 25
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Chikanobu - Snow, Moon, Flowers: No. 25

$ 125.00

Chikanobu (1838-1912)

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

Date: 1884

Size: 13 1/2  x 9 3/8"

Japanese woodblock print

Fine color and impression, no backing, trimming

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