Nakakuni finding Kogo no Tsubone in her mountain retreat
Gekko Zuihitsu - Gekko's Miscellaneous Drawings
Oban (9 1/2" X 14 1/8")
Kogo no Tsubone was a favorite of Emperor Takakura.His wife Kenreimonin was jealous and asked her father Taira Kiyomori to poison Kogo. Kogo fled to the country where she was eventually found by Minamoto Nakakuni who recognized the sound of her koto playing.