Comments - Lovely image of two beauties enjoying a boat ride, their two young attendants manning an oar and boat pole as they gently glide along the water. Their ornate boat is beautifully decorated with a dragon along the side and a sacred jewel and red flames on the curved prow. The girls wear exotic Chinese robes trimmed with ruffles, and elegant hair ornaments. At left, Prince Genji and a couple of women watch from a verandah overlooking the lake, wisteria hanging from a trellis out over the water. Above, with footbridges connect small islands. A charming scene with beautiful detail and attractive color. This is a Meiji era printing.
Artist - Kuniyoshi (1797 - 1861)
Image Size - 13 1/2" x 28 1/2"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Three separate panels. Paper remnants on reverse at edges from previous mounting. A few small holes and thinning spots, repaired. Slight soiling, a few creases. Please see photos for details.
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