Sep 25, 2014
Sep 25, 2014

Komurasaki of the Miuraya and Shirai Gonpachi

Komurasaki of the Miuraya and Shirai Gonpachi

c. 1868–1943

Color woodblock print

Sheet: 30.6 x 16.6 cm (12 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Ralph King 1943.41


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This unsigned work shows two actors portraying the "based on real events" story of ill-fated lovers. It may have been inspired by the work of print designer Kitagawa Utamaro on the same theme.

See also
Japanese Art
Japanese Art
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