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Yoshu Chikanobu (aka Chikanobu), Japanese, (1838–1912)
Eastern Brocades: No. 32 Iga no Tsubone, n.d.
Ink on Paper
13 1/8 in. x 9 1/8 in. (333.38 mm x 231.78 mm)


Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ballard
Accession Number: 93.6.75


Alternate Title: Azuma nishiki chuya kurabe: <no subtitle indicated>

Commentary
Back to back print with 93.6.74. No. 32.

Marks
Signed: “Yoshu Chikanobu hitsu” with red toshidama seal

Medium
Colored ink on paper; wood-block print.

Object Description
Lady Iga was in service to Emperor GoDaigo (1288-1339), who was exiled to the mountains of Yoshino where he established an alternative imperial court. His palace there was haunted by the ghost of Sasaki Kiyotada, who had been executed after poorly advising the emperor. Iga no tsubone courageously confronted the spirit, which then did not return.

Inset: Lady Iga shows great physical strength by felling a tree.

For more information, please refer to the Chikanobu exhibition catalogue.

Publisher
Kobayashi Testujiro

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