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Snow, Moon, Flowers: Lady Tokiwa Gozen Fleeing Kyoto with her Three Sons
This woodblock print depicts Lady Tokiwa fleeing Kyoto during the Heiji rebellion.  She is shown with her infant and a young son. The infant son became the legendary Samurai warrior 'Minamoto'.  As the story goes, she is captured, but manages to save her sons by serving as a concubine.  This panel is part of a triptych, the third panel.  It bears the artist and publisher seals.  It dates to 1889.  This print measures 14.75" x 10".  This print is in good condition, with some soiling near the lower edge of the print, and a crease in the lower left corner edge.  

Watanabe Nobukazu (1874-1944) Snow, Moon, Flowers: Lady Tokiwa Gozen


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