by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
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 steppingstone 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 embossing on the white kimono trim.
Artist - Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Image Size - 12 3/4" x 8 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Small losses at corners, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few small spots and creases. Please see photos for details.
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