Re: Print with figures


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Posted by Guy Pepermans (84.197.53.237) on February 20, 2017 at 15:55:45:

In Reply to: Print with figures posted by LAPORTE Jean-Baptist on February 20, 2017 at 10:50:29:

I see no signature but this couple are the tragic lovers Oshichi and Kichisaburô.
The story of Yaoya Oshichi and her lover Koshô Kichisaburô was very popular in the late 18th century and was depicted, among others, by Utamaro. I guess that your print was designed by one of his pupils, ca. 1810.

Guy.


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