C1885

Setsugekka: Edo, Honjo Narihirabashi no Yuke, Arimaya no okata, Shijimi-uri Yokichi, Onogawa Kisaburo. (Edo, Snow on Narihira Bridge in Honjo, Courtesans of the Arimaya, Clamseller Yokichi, and Onogawa Kisaburo.)

Artist:

Toyohara (Yoshu - hikano)

The play is set in Kurume Domain in Kyshu&#8217s Chikugo Province, the eighth Lord of the 21 mangoku Kurume Domain is Matsudaira Dewa no Kami. Sekiya, one of the ladies in waiting at the Lord&#8217s Palace, has a maid called … Read Full Description

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Full Title:

Setsugekka: Edo, Honjo Narihirabashi no Yuke, Arimaya no okata, Shijimi-uri Yokichi, Onogawa Kisaburo. (Edo, Snow on Narihira Bridge in Honjo, Courtesans of the Arimaya, Clamseller Yokichi, and Onogawa Kisaburo.)

Date:

C1885

Artist:

Toyohara (Yoshu - hikano)

Condition:

In good condition.

Technique:

Woodcut, with original hand colouring.

Image Size: 

215mm 
x 335mm
AUTHENTICITY
Setsugekka: Edo, Honjo Narihirabashi no Yuke, Arimaya no okata, Shijimi-uri Yokichi, Onogawa Kisaburo. (Edo, Snow on Narihira Bridge in Honjo, Courtesans of the Arimaya, Clamseller Yokichi, and Onogawa Kisaburo.) - Antique Print from 1885

Genuine antique
dated:

1885

Description:

The play is set in Kurume Domain in Kyshu&#8217s Chikugo Province, the eighth Lord of the 21 mangoku Kurume Domain is Matsudaira Dewa no Kami. Sekiya, one of the ladies in waiting at the Lord&#8217s Palace, has a maid called Otaki. After learning that his beloved sister Otaki had been sold into prostitution, the young clam seller Yokichi travels to the Arimaya brothel to learn more about her fate. Otaki no kata had been the favoured lady in waiting of the lord of Arima, but she had committed suicide because of mistreatment by her colleagues. Otaki’s cat who she had saved when a kitten, from an attacking dog, returns after her death as Asuka the monster cat to avenge her. Inset: The samurai Onogawa Kisaburo and the monster cat battle at the fire-watch tower. From the series Setsugekka. &quotSnow, Moon and Flowers&quot.

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