Tears of union

This is a Japanese print from the late 1790s entitled ‘Tears of Union for Ochiyo and Hanbei’ from a series called ‘Eight Pledges at Lovers’ Meetings’. These seem to be tears of love – perhaps even of joy. Read more on our page about tears.

Tears of union

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