Series; The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji
The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji - Handsome design from Toyokuni III's series, "The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji." Each print illustrates a scene from a chapter in Murasaki's beloved "Tale of Genji," considered one of the greatest works of Japanese literature. Wonderful views of court life and travel during various seasons are documented with charming detail in the elegant clothing and settings. Some include deluxe printing techniques such as embossing. These attractive chuban format designs provide a fascinating look at upper-class life in Japan during the time of Genji.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 9 3/4" x 6 3/4"
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Thinning spot, repaired. Wrinkle near top, light stain. Please see photos for details.
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