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Kaji of Gion - Stories of Wise Women

Kuniyoshi, 1842, Wood cut
Kaji of Gion - Stories of Wise Women
Kaji of Gion - Stories of Wise Women
Kaji of Gion  - Stories of Wise Women
Category
Library Item
Item no
317
Title
Kaji of Gion from the series 'Stories of Wise Women and Faithful Wives' (Kenjo Reppuden)
Description
Kaji of Gion, a leading 18th century 'waka' poet is depicted with her fan, calligraphy brushes and ink stone. She is elegantly dressed in the style of a fashionable tea waitress. Kaji opened a tea shop in Kyoto's Gion park, where she sold cups of tea and, on request, composed poems for her clients written on 'tanzaku', narrow poetry cards.
Artist / maker
Date
1842
Size
37 x 24.5 cm.
Type
Location
Art and Design Library
Rights and purchasing
Option
Price
Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.11(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£26.04(inc. VAT 20%)
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