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Nihon hana zue


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Description In the play "Love Story at the Snow-covered Barrier," the villian's wishes to cut down a giant blossoming black cherry are thwarted. As he wields an ax, a courtesan who is the living incarnation of the Spirit of the tree manages to freeze the villian's hands. Then the Spirit herself appears, and she overcomes him.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr., Maryland Line, Maryland; given to the Walters Art Museum, 1987.
Inscriptions [Signature] On print: Gekko
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr., 1987

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Period
1896 (Meiji)
Medium
mulberry paper, pigments
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.209
Measurements
14 3/16 x 9 7/16 in. (36 x 24 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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