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Utamaro

Utamaro

Embark on the captivating narrative of Komachi and Utamaro, twin poets from the evocative Heian period in Japan. These exceptional sisters not only stood out for their melancholic waka but also left behind a legacy of significant achievements. Their poems, resonating with the complexities of love and nature, transcended their time and continue to influence Japanese literature.

The impact of Komachi and Utamaro goes beyond poetry; their presence in the imperial court inspired other women to pursue artistic expression and challenge gender expectations of the era. In a historical context where women faced limitations, these twins emerged as influential female figures.

Their legacy not only marked a milestone in literary history but also subtly contributed to the development of feminism in Japan. By challenging social conventions through their art, Komachi and Utamaro paved the way for other women to find their voice and express their creativity in a world that, at that time, imposed restrictions.

 

 

Size: 60 x 80 cm

Material: High quality print Hahnemuhle German Etching paper and acrylics on hand made gold framed canvas.

Limited Edition: 1 work + 1 AP

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