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Chikanobu - Snow, Moon, Flowers: No. 35
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Chikanobu - Snow, Moon, Flowers: No. 35

$ 250.00

Chikanobu (1838-1912)

Series: Snow, Moon, Flowers

Scene: No. 35 Echigo, Snow in Niigata, Ayume and Takane (Setsugekka: Echigo, Niigata yuki, Ayume, Takane)

Description:  "The Story of Young Thunder Hero" (Jiraiya goketsu monogatari) kabuki play from 1852. Jiraiya leads a group of bandits in the snow country of Echigo.  Here his men attack a mansion of the corrupt official Yakama Shiraoku, capturing two women named Ayume and Takane.  There is a frog shaped snow pile in the garden.  (Coats 102)

Inset: Jiraiya learned the magic of toads

Publisher: Kobayashi Tetsujirō

Date: 1885

Size: 13 1/2  x 9 3/8"

Japanese woodblock print

Fine color and impression, no backing, trimming, minor soiling

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