|Artist: ||Kuniyoshi (Bijin)|
|Size/Format: ||Oban Tate-e (14 by 10 ins)|
|Description: ||The poem relating to this design reads, Wretch that I am–a floating waterweed, broken from its roots. If a stream should beckon, I would follow it, I think.
|Series: ||Modern Seven Komachi (Imayô nana Komachi)|
|Condition: ||Slight trimming to top, otherwise fine. Retains Japanese album backing.|
|Notes: ||This series of prints depict the seven legends concerning Ono no Komachi, a beautiful ninth century poetess. The seven legends are taken from the ‘Nanakomachi’ noh plays, which deal with apocryphal incidents from the poetess’s life (hence the title Nanakomachi).|
|Price: ||£480 ORDER|