Kunisada: Genji-Aoi Jûsan no makiKunisada: Genji-Aoi Jûsan no maki
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Kunisada: Genji-Aoi Jûsan no makiKunisada: Genji-Aoi Jûsan no maki
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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)

The jealous Akogi, carrying a lantern in his hand, finds Mitsuuji hidden under a Kimono.

Title: : Aoi – Jûsan no maki (Heart-to-Heart – Chapter No. 13, recto 12)

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

Signature: Toyokuni ga

Block cutter: Yokogawa Takejirô

Publisher: Sakanaya Eikichi (Uo-ei)

Date: 2/1858

Size: Oban-Diptych, 36,3 x 49 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. 140, No. 116. including a detailed description and images of all diptychs of this luxurious Genji series.

€ 580,-