Yamanba and Kintaro: Holding a Chestnut Sprig

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Yamanba and Kintaro: Holding a Chestnut Sprig

Paintings / Edo

By Kitagawa Utamaro (1753?-1806)

Edo period, 19th century

長大判 錦絵

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In folklore, Yamauba was a mountain witch and Kintaro was her child. The artist Utamaro, who specialized in images of “beautiful women,” even drew this witch as a ravishing beauty."

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