Comments - Charming scene of Prince Genji leaving a villa in Naniwa (Osaka) at dawn. He smiles as a beauty helps him on with a sheer black coat. At right, a woman kneels on the floor holding his sword upright, while a companion at left hands a cloth-wrapped parcel down to a waiting servant. The verandah opens onto a view of the water with birds flitting across the sky and a red glow spreading along the horizon and the sun rises. An attractive design with fine shading on the water and sky.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 13 7/8" x 28 5/8"
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Three separate panels. Vertical fold at side of each panel. Tears and small losses at edges, repaired. Wrinkling, creasing, slight toning and soiling, rubbing at edges. Please see photos for details.
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