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Toyohara Kunichika (1835-1900)

Full moon summer night scene at a lakeshore; Genji accompanied by many ladies is strolling under flowering wisteria plants. On the lake cormorant fishing men with torches on their boats.

Title: Tsuki - Ukai no yoru yûen (Night Party with Cormorant fishing)

Series: Imayô Genji no uchi (Modern Genji)

Signature: Kunichika ga (r), Kachôrô Kunichika ga (m), Ichiôsai Kunichika ga (l)

Publisher: Mikawaya Tetsugorô (Santetsu)

Censor/Date: 2/1857

Size: Oban triptych, 37,2 x 77,5 cm

Very good impression, perfectly fresh colours. Single sheets not mounted, not trimmed and not put together. Just a tiny bit creased at upper and lower margin, otherwise perfect condition.

Waseda University Library 30 b0217; MFA Boston No. 00.853-4 (there only the two right sheets with a different publisher's seal).

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