Utsusemi, Chapter 2, 1858

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Utsusemi, Chapter 2, 1858 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Utsusemi, Chapter 2, 1858

Series; Lasting Impressions of a Later Genji Collection
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Lasting Impressions of a Later Genji Collection - Handsome image from a series illustrating the famous Japanese novel "The Tale of Genji." Each print illustrates a chapter in Murasaki's beloved story with a scene from the life of Prince Genji, a nobleman of the Minamoto Clan. Beautifully drawn figures are accompanied by elegant furnishings, set against a background of subtle embossed patterns and clouds of confetti. Lovely detail in the sumptuous kimono fabrics and household items. A beautifully printed series dating from 1857 to 1861.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 3/4"

Condition - Nice detail. Thinning along horizontal centerfold, repaired.

Utsusemi, Chapter 2, 1858 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Utsusemi, Chapter 2, 1858 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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