Otome, Chapter 21

by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

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Otome, Chapter 21 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Original Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861) Japanese Woodblock Print
Otome, Chapter 21

Series; Ukiyo-e Comparisons of the Cloudy Chapters of Genji, 1845 - 1846

Otome, Chapter 21 - Handsome depiction of the young beauty Oshichi reclining along the eaves of a Buddhist temple, in the form of a tennin or heavenly Buddhist spirit. She holds a lotus blossom in one hand, wearing a black kimono trimmed with a greenish gray geometric print and tied with a red patterned obi. Her hair is adorned with ribbons and ornaments. The inset above shows a feather robe (hagoromo), worn by tennin, which enables them to fly. A lovely design with graceful line work.

Artist - Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

Image Size - 13 3/4" x 9"

Condition - Good detail. Backed with paper. A few small repairs at edge, fold at corner.

Otome, Chapter 21 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
Otome, Chapter 21 by Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)

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