by Chikanobu (1838 - 1912)
Series; Snow, Moon, Flowers
Yamashiro, Flowers of Gojozaka, Kagekiyo and Akoya, No. 33 - Wonderful scene of the beautiful young Akoya saying goodbye to her beloved, Taira no Kagekiyo. A licensed courtesan of the Kyoto quarters known as Gojozaka, she stands in the doorway dressed in a lovely kimono patterned with waves. Her young attendant looks up at Kagekiyo as he takes his leave under a blossoming cherry tree. The inset above shows Kagekiyo being captured at the Battle of Dan-no-ura. A beautifully drawn night scene, with a fine burnished check pattern on the black kimono fabric.
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. Horizontal centerfold. Slight toning and creasing. Please see photos for details.
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