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Artist Gekko
Title Princess Sotoori
Series Gekko Zuihitsu - Gekko's Miscellaneous Drawings
Date 1892
Publisher Takegawa Risaburo
Format Oban (9 1/2" X 14 1/8")
Comment Sotoori was a famed poet, the lover of Emperor Ingyo (412-453), whose beauty was so great it shone through her clothes. Here she waits for the Emperor to come to her like a spider in the night.
Price $225.
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