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Yoshu Chikanobu (aka Chikanobu), Japanese, (1838–1912)
Snow, Moon, Flowers: No. 33 Yamashiro, Flowers of Gojozaka, Kagekiyo and Akoya, 1885
Ink on Paper
12 11/16 in. x 8 1/4 in. (322.26 mm x 209.55 mm)


Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ballard
Accession Number: 93.6.80


Commentary
Back to back print with 93.6.81. No. 33.

Marks
Signed: “Yoshu Chikanobu hitsu”

Medium
Colored ink on paper; wood-block print.

Object Description
Taira no Kagekiyo (died 1196) fought against the Genji troops in 1185 at Dan-no-ura. Here his beloved Akoya, a courtesan of the Kyoto licensed quarters in the foothills at Fifth Avenue (Gojozaka), sees him off. See 2003.1.53 for the interrogation of Akoya and see 2005.1.32 for the imprisonment of Kagekiyo.

Inset: Taira Kagekiyo being captured at Dan-no-ura.

For more information, please refer to the Chikanobu exhibition catalogue. (See plate 228 for the interrogation of Akoya and plate 41 for the imprisonment of Kagekiyo).

Publisher
Kobayashi Testujiro

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