Series; Picture Scroll of the Modern Genji
First Cherry Tree, 1860 - Attractive scene of Prince Genji paying a visit to some beauties in their private quarters. He stands at left smiling happily, wearing a blue floral coat over his kimono. In the center, a woman looks up from her flowering arranging, holding a blossoming cherry branch. An ornate vase rests on a low black lacquer stand, and additional flowering branches and a pair of scissors are arranged on a nearby tray. At right, a beauty hangs a scroll of Mt. Fuji in a niche. Shelves beside her holds fine lacquer boxes and a rolled scroll. The verandah overlooks a view of the water, with a stone lantern on the rocky shore. An attractive image with wonderful detail, including embossing on the white kimono collars and trim.
Artist - Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Image Size - 13 7/8" x 29 3/4" + top margin as shown
Condition - This print with nice detail as shown. Three attached panels, backed with paper. A few small repairs. A few creases, slight curling. Please note, due to the size, this print may be shipped rolled. Please see photos for details.