Picture Scroll of Genji in Modern Style, 1858

by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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Picture Scroll of Genji in Modern Style, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Original Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
Picture Scroll of Genji in Modern Style, 1858

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Picture Scroll of Genji in Modern Style, 1858 - Charming scene of Prince Genji watching as a beauty completes her morning toilette, her servant washing her back as she leans over a shallow lacquer tub of water. The young nobleman stands at right with his hand resting against the wall, smiling shyly as he looks down. At left, a young girl carries in a lacquer chest with combs on top, while the beauty beside her prepares a kimono for the young woman bathing. Attractively colored and detailed, with a delicate embossed pattern on the beauty's white kimono and burnishing on the black lacquer chest, basin, and pitcher, and the black obi.

Artist - Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 28 7/8"

Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Three separate panels. Horizontal centerfold, vertical fold at side of each panel. Slight soiling, a few creases and small marks, slight rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details.

Picture Scroll of Genji in Modern Style, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
Picture Scroll of Genji in Modern Style, 1858 by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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