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Takigawa of Ōgiya, from the series Beauties as the Seven Komachi

Takigawa of Ōgiya, from the series Beauties as the Seven Komachi

c. 1793–97
Location: not on view

Description

Seven plays based on legends from the life of 9th-century poet Ono no Komachi served as the source for this print series. The entertainer Takigawa gazes at a hanging scroll depicting Komachi as she appears in a scene from the play The Gravestone.
  • Louis Gonse
    ?–1985
    The Kelvin Smith Collection, Cleveland, OH, given by Mrs. Kelvin [Eleanor Armstrong] Smith [1899–1998] to the Cleveland Museum of Art
    1985–
    The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • A Private World: Japanese and Chinese Art from the Kelvin Smith Collection. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (September 14-November 13, 1988).
    Japanese Gallery 235 Rotation - September 2016-January 2017. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (September 19, 2016-January 8, 2017).
    Later Japanese Art Rotation (Gallery 113). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (December 4, 2003-March 18, 2004).
  • {{cite web|title=Takigawa of Ōgiya, from the series Beauties as the Seven Komachi|url=false|author=Utagawa Toyokuni|year=c. 1793–97|access-date=28 February 2024|publisher=Cleveland Museum of Art}}

Source URL:

https://www.clevelandart.org/art/1985.356