Ono-no-Komachi Praying for Rain from the series Gekkō’s Miscellany (Gekkō Zuihitsu)

Maker
Ogata Gekko (b.1859, d.1920)
Production date
1896
Description
This piece depicts a man carring a red umbrella for a woman who holds a fan as they hurry along in a rainstorm. The man is wearing white with a black hat, while the woman wears a lavendar and blue robe with a red underskirt the same shade at the umbrella.
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Production date
Credit Line
Gift of the Robert F. and Patricia J. Schmitt Collection
Media/Materials Description
Polychrome woodblock print, ink and color on paper
Signature & date
Lower left face
Institution
Accession number
2016.1.3

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