Artist: Paul Binnie
Title: Nakamura Ganjiro in Sonezakishinju
Date: September 1996.
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Written by the masters of double suicide (Shinj�) plays, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, the Sonezaki village suicide involves the courtesan O-Hatsu, Nakamura Ganjiro III in this print, and her lover Tokubei. At this moment of the play, O-Hatsu is sitting on the veranda of her tea-house with her lover hiding below her, concealed from view to those inside. He takes her foot and draws it across his neck as a sign that he is prepared to die with her since their love is forbidden. (description personally by the artist).