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Osome and Hisamatsu

Eizan, 1812, Wood cut
Osome and Hisamatsu
Osome and Hisamatsu
Osome and Hisamatsu
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Item no
355
Title
Osome and Hisamatsu
Description
This print depicts the doomed lovers Osome and Hisamatsu. Osome wears pink bows in her hair and holds a love letter. Hisamatsu grasps the long flowing sleeve of Osome's kimono.
The story of Osome and Hisamatsu was based on real events that took place in Osaka in 1708 and is a tale of mutual love frustrated by social status.
Artist / maker
Eizan
Date
1812
Size
62 x 10 cm.
Type
Location
Art and Design Library
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Price
Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.80(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£29.40(inc. VAT 20%)
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