Kogyo, Tsukioka – Skylark Mountain – S1218

Kogyo, Tsukioka – Skylark Mountain – S1218

$51.00

The print depicts a princess who was trapped by a trick of her step-mother and confined in a cage. The story of the play is about Princess Chujo who was forsaken in a mountain called Hibariyama by her step-mother who did not like the princess. Her royal nurse Jiju built a hut and trained her with care earning money from selling flowers she collected from a field. In the end, the step-mother was impressed by the nurse’s loyalty and allowed the princess to go back home again.Format is Oban yoko-e. Some toning and soiling.

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Additional information

Series

Pictures of Noh

AKA

Hibariyama

Date of Creation

Publisher

Matsuki Heikichi

Medium

Reference

University of Pittsburgh Digital Collections; The Lavenberg Collection of Japanese Prints #944

Condition

Signature

Signature in image from block

Dimensions

12.9"x8.9" + margins

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