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Online Prints Catalogue

Chapter 46 Shiigamoto

£90.00


Item code : DUf250

Artist Toyokuni IV Utagawa (Kunisada II)
Subject Beauty & Female
Series Omokage Genji Goju-yon Cho
Format Oban (Vertical)
Size 24.4 x 35.4cm
Date Edo (1615 - 1868)

Description

An original woodblock print used to illustrate an edition of 'Omokage Genji gojuyo-jo' (The remembrance of the fifty four chapters from the Tale of Genji). The Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari) is a classic work of Japanese literature written by the Japanese noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu in the 11th century, during the Heian period. It captures the exploits of Prince Genji and provides a document of Heian court life.

Condition


Good impression.