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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)

Prince Genji with beautiful lady’s at the Hatsuume festival (First day of the Horse, second month)

The blooming plum blossom shining in the night, in the background a house with a Shinto shrine and banners for the festival with the writing „Shoichi-i Inari Daimyôjin“.

Title: Kisaragi (the second month)

Series: Genji jûnikagetsu no uchi (The twelve months of Genji)

Signature: Toyokuni ga in Toshidama Cartouche

Publisher: Fujiokaya Keijirô (Fujikei, Shôrindô)

Date: 1/1855

Size: Oban Triptych, 36 x 73,5 cm

Print in very fine condition with brilliant colors, relief printing and metal pigments. Sheets are not put together and are originally mounted. Very good condition.

Cp.: Marks, Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints, Leiden 2012, Nr. G334-02.

MFA Boston, Bigelow Coll. Nr. 11.43487a-c; Waseda University Library, Bunko 30 B0073; Finlands Nationalgalleri Konstsamlingar, Nr. A-1998-442:A, B, C

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