Oil painting by Shiro Hasegawa
He expresses songs and stories using beautiful woman and flowers as analogies.
A beautiful woman is a symbol of the scene and feelings expressed in Manyoshu’s poetry. Then, the figure and the patterns scattered on the screen are combined to represent the feelings of travel, hometown, love, grief and the heart of an eternal person.
In addition, the wild flowers and Japanese motifs make beautiful paintings of the stories of women in the beautiful court life of Genji’s story.