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The Dragon Princess Otohime, Number Two (Sono ni) of a series for the Taikogawa Poetry Club

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Commissioned by the Taikogawa poetry club, as indicated by a drum (taiko) drawn above the title. Poems translated in Carpenter et al 2008, p. 307.

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Poem by Tôsuitei Ironari: Uchi-ideru/ nami no oto-hime/ hajime yoki/ futsuka no yume ya/ haru no hatsuhana Poem by Dondontei: Saoyama no/ kasumeru haru no/ sugata yori/ nao iro fukaki/ tatsu no miya hime 「東水亭色成 打出る浪のおと姫はしめよき二日の夢や春の初花」「鈍々亭 佐保山の霞める春の姿より猶年深きたつの音姫」

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Gototei Kunisada ga 五渡亭国貞画(年玉・松皮菱印)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, 1820 (Bunsei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Carpenter et al, Reading Surimono (2008), #189

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.7 x 18.3 cm (8 1/8 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1942

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

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