Artist: Paul Binnie
Title: Utaemon and Ganjiro in Niinokuchi Mura
Date: May 1997 - May 1998.
Details & Prices: Paul Binnie: Utaemon and Ganjiro in Niinokuchi Mura - Artelino
The village of Niinokuchi, a scene from the double suicide play "Koibikyaku Yamato Orai" shows the doomed lovers Umegawa and Chubei in matching Kimono on their way to their deaths. Nakamura Utaemon VI and Nakamura Ganjiro III, both living National Treasures, shelter in a rush mat from the steady snow and both wear kerchiefs over their heads for protection. (description personally by the artist).