Description Offering him a camellia--a symbol of perseverance--Somenoi (left) says good-bye to her husband, the hero Iori, when she is about to depart in order to enter a brothel. By so doing she will raise the money needed to retrieve a lost painting, one that had been entrusted to Iori and his brother by the lord whom they served.
Provenance Robert S. Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Hirosada
Credit Bequest of Robert S. Shaull, 1990
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