Kunisada: Genji- Momiji no gaKunisada: Genji- Momiji no ga
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Kunisada: Genji- Momiji no gaKunisada: Genji- Momiji no ga
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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)

Mitsuuji emerging from the backside of a Byobu, startling a young lady, who is sitting in front of her painting materials.

Titel: Momiji no ga – Dai kyû no maki (Beneath the Autumn Leaves – Chapter No. 9)

Series: Genji goshû yojô (Lasting Impressions of a Late Genji Collection)

Signature: Toyokuni ga

Block cutter: Yokogawa Takejirô

Publisher: Sakanaya Eikichi (Uo-ei)

Date: 6/1858

Size: Oban-Ditych, 36,3 x 49,2 cm

Very good print and colours with embossing, two separate unbaked sheets, at the inner edges some small, professionally restored pin holes, altogether in perfect condition.

Image in Andreas Marks, Genji‘s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints. Leiden 2012, p. 139, No. 112., including a detailed description and images of all diptychs of this luxurious Genji series.

€ 700,-