Posted by Guy Pepermans (184.108.40.206) on April 19, 2020 at 15:01:44:
In Reply to: Unknown Utagawa Toyoharu posted by Martina on April 13, 2020 at 16:51:20:
The title is 'Uki-e: Jűnidan kangen no zu' (Perspective print: the Musical Encounter from Twelve Episodes), published by Matsumura Yahei in the 1770s.
The scene was taken from aperod tale first written in 1530 under the title 'J˘ruri jűnidan z˘shi' (The Story of Princess J˘ruri in Twelve Episodes) turned by the writer Chikamatsu Monzaemon into a 'j˘ruri'puppet play in 1690.
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