.:. Kikugawa Eizan 菊川 英山 (1787 – 1867), a very skilled ukiyô-e artist and painter called his picture “Courtesan reading poet Ono no Komachi’s biography” (1812). The book is about the legendary female poet 小野小町 of the Heian period
#theworldmadebywomen at #Kyoto we arrived just in time to film the ethereal beauty of cherry blossom season. Suddenly you understand why the Heian era writers like Lady Murasaki shed tears for the passing of the seasons.