Comments - Intriguing scene of the samurai Sagami Jiro kneeling on the hem of a beauty's kimono, scowling angrily as he flings one sleeve up beside his head. The beauty looks down with a slight smile as she tries to pull her kimono free. At right, Asashina glares at his companions as he shields a lantern beneath his sleeve. He wears a black kamishimo with a design of egrets in flight, the long pants trailing beneath his feet. The verandah overlooks a garden with a pond, with a blossoming cherry tree framing the evening sky. A great design with expressive figures and an attractive setting.
Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
Image Size - 13 3/4" x 28 7/8"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Three separate panels. Losses and holes, repaired. Creasing, slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.
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