Kunisada - A young lady visits Genji Kunisada - A young lady visits Genji Kunisada - A young lady visits Genji

 

Kunisada - A young lady visits GenjiKunisada - A young lady visits Genji
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Kunisada - A young lady visits GenjiKunisada - A young lady visits Genji
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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)

A young lady visits Genji, sitting at the kotatsu, warmly dressed nearby the open door, through which we see a snow-covered garden landscape. A female servant brings in a warming hibachi.

Series: Edo Murasaki Azuma no utsushi-e (Eastern Magic Lantern Pictures of an Edo Murasaki)

Signature: Kokuteisha Toyokuni ga (r), Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga (m), Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga (l).

Seal: Toshidama ring

Publisher: Sanoya Kihei (Sanoki, Kikakudô)

Censors: Mera and Murata

Date: 1847-1850

Size: Oban triptych, 37,2 x 74,4 cm

Very nice impression and colours, with metal pigments (little bit oxidised). Single sheets not mounted, just at three points slightly put together. A few creases, a tiny bit soiled. Throughout very good condition.

MFA Boston, Bigelow Coll., No. 11.43521a-c, Chazen Museum of Art, Van Vleck Coll. Nr.1984.1101.

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