Kogyo, Tsukioka – Rain and Moon – S1221

Kogyo, Tsukioka – Rain and Moon – S1221

$51.00

The print depicts a scene from the play Ugetsu by the playwright Komparu Zenchiku (1405-c1470). The scene in the print shows a humble woman apologizing to the famous poet Saigyo. The story of the play concerns a visit to Sumiyashi Shrine by Saigyo and a learned priest in October. When a cold rain began, the men asked for shelter in a humble hut owned by an old woman who welcomed them. When the roof began to leak, she apologized to Saigyo who later wrote a poem about the experience.

Format is Oban yoko-e. Some toning and soiling.

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Additional information

Series

Pictures of Noh

Aka

Date of Creation

Publisher

Matsuki Heikichi

Medium

Condition

Very Good

Signature

Signature in image from block

Dimensions

14"x9.6"

Reference

University of Pittsburgh Digital Collections; The Lavenberg Collection of Japanese Prints #943

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