Scene from the Play The Mirror Mountain

Colour woodcut | 358 x 252mm | 1853

Kunisada (I) , Utagawa

This play is based on a true story. From behind sliding doors, the maid Ohatsu witnesses a quarrel between her mistress Onoe and another lady-in-waiting, who strikes Onoe with a sandal. This terrible humiliation leads Onoe to commit suicide, which Oh...
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