Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Momiji no ga, Chapter 7, 1858
Series; Lasting Impressions of a Later Genji Collection
Lasting Impressions of a Later Genji Collection - Handsome image from a series illustrating the famous Japanese novel "The Tale of Genji." Each print illustrates a chapter in Murasaki's beloved story with a scene from the life of Prince Genji, a nobleman of the Minamoto Clan. Beautifully drawn figures are accompanied by elegant furnishings, set against a background of subtle embossed patterns and clouds of confetti. Lovely detail in the sumptuous kimono fabrics and household items. A beautifully printed series dating from 1857 to 1861. This design includes embossing on the pink kimono trim and cloth embossing on the poem slip in his hand.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Image Size - 14 1/2" x 10" + top margin as shown Condition - Excellent overall with no issues to report.