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Utagawa Kunisada II (1823-1880)

Genji and his female escort are observing the migration of the wild gees at lake Biwa during full moon.

Title: Katada rakugan (Descending Geese at Katada)

Series: Ômi hakkei no uchi (Eight views of Ômi)

Signature: Kunimasa aratame nisei Kunisada ga (Kunimasa, who changed his name to Toyokuni II)

Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizô (Kôeidô)

Censors: Muramatsu and Fukushima

Date: 1849-1851

Size: Oban triptych, 36,5 x 74 cm

Very nice impression, perfect colours, with relief printing. Single sheets not mounted, just at three points slightly put together. At upper left in the sky a few spots, some creases, throughout very good condition. A very picturesque Genji triptych with a wide open landscape shown.

MFA Boston, Bigelow Coll, No. 11.38995a-c.

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