Kogyo, Tsukioka – Motomezuka – S1219

Kogyo, Tsukioka – Motomezuka – S1219

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This print depicts a young girl who is crying because she is unable to decide. It comes from the Noh play based on a story in the “Yamato Monogatari”. A young girl who lived in the vicinity of Tsu had marriage proposals from two ment. She could not decide which one to choose and committed suicide by the river Ikuta.Format is Oban yoko-e. Some toning and soiling.

Additional information

Series

Pictures of Noh

AKA

T?boku

Date of Creation

Publisher

Matsuki Heikichi

Medium

Reference

University of Pittsburgh Digital Collections; The Lavenberg Collection of Japanese Prints #942

Condition

Signature

Signature in image from block

Dimensions

12.9"x8.9" + margins

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