Takao

Oban tate-e (9.5 by 14 ins approx.)
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YT100a1
The courtesan Takao under the moon of an early morning. She hears the lonely call of the cuckoo at dawn, and composes the accompanying verse as she imagines her lover arriving at the boat landing in Komakata: "By now you must be near Komakata - a cuckoo calls."
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Catalogue ID YT100a1
Artist Yoshitoshi
Date 1885
Publisher Akiyama Buemon
Description The courtesan Takao under the moon of an early morning. She hears the lonely call of the cuckoo at dawn, and composes the accompanying verse as she imagines her lover arriving at the boat landing in Komakata: "By now you must be near Komakata - a cuckoo calls."
Condition Fine, retains Japanese album backing
Impression Fine