Kunisada (1786 - 1865)

1. The Book-Washing Komachi, 1820
Woodblock Print
14.50 x 10 in (36.83 x 25.40 cm)
414578
$1,950
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Series: Seven Episodes of Ono no Komachi of the Yoshiwara Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi Fine impression, color and condition. This a mitate (comparison) of the first episode in the legend of beautiful 9th century poetess Ono no Komachi. Kunisada is using high ranking courtesans to illustrate the 7 famous episodes in Komachi's life. In the Book-washing she is accused of plagiarism by a rival male poet, whom she discredits.

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