Sagami, Flowers of Yokoyama, Princess Terute and Oguri Hangan, No. 48

by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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Sagami, Flowers of Yokoyama, Princess Terute and Oguri Hangan, No. 48 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Original Chikanobu (1838 - 1912) Japanese Woodblock Print
Sagami, Flowers of Yokoyama, Princess Terute and Oguri Hangan, No. 48

Series; Snow, Moon, Flowers

Sagami, Flowers of Yokoyama, Princess Terute and Oguri Hangan, No. 48 - Lovely scene of the Princess Terute being reunited with her fiance Oguri Hangan in a scene from the play "Toryu Oguri Hangan." After being abducted and lost at sea, the princess was rescued and became a maid for a wealthy merchant. Here, her lover Oguri Hangan stumbles across her during her his search for stolen family jewels. She stands on a stepping stone outside the merchant's home, her kimono sleeve held to her mouth to cover her astonishment when she sees her beloved Oguri approaching with a young page. Cherry trees flower in the garden, providing a beautiful spring setting. The inset above shows Nachi Waterfalls, where the princess takes Oguri to be healed after an injury. A handsome print with delicate embossing on the white kimono trim.

Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Slight toning, a few stains. Please see photos for details. Good overall.

Sagami, Flowers of Yokoyama, Princess Terute and Oguri Hangan, No. 48 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Sagami, Flowers of Yokoyama, Princess Terute and Oguri Hangan, No. 48 by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)

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