Description The murderer Kuronushi sees a reflection of the stars in the sake bowl he holds in his hands. He takes the reflection to mean that he should build a temple using the wood of the cherry tree that stands beside him. Subsequently, the spirit of the cherry tree overcomes Kuronushi.
- Japanese Woodblock Prints: The Art of Collaboration. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2018-2019.
Provenance Robert S. Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Toyokuni ga
Credit Bequest of Robert S. Shaull, 1990
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