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Jakuren Hōshi

By artist. 1725?-1770 Harunobu Suzuki


Print shows two figures, possibly the two lovers from the poem "Loving two people equally" based on the legend of Unai Otome; one lying on the floor reading (poetry?) is wearing a kimono with oragami cranes depicted on it, the other is standing, smoking a pipe.Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.Modern reproduction.Restricted access; material extremely fragile; please use online digital image.Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress)

Topics: Clothing & dress--Japan--1760-1770., Love--1760-1770., Reading--Japan--1760-1770., Poetry--1760-1770., Leisure--Japan--1760-1770.
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