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The Little Princess Visits the Shrine, 1861 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Item Number: 882217

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 882217
 
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The Little Princess Visits the Shrine, 1861 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
The Little Princess Visits the Shrine, 1861

Comments - Handsome scene from the famous "Tale of Genji" showing visitors outside Prince Genji's mansion. At right, a beauty carrying a young princess stands beside an elegant palanquin, smiling happily. She is flanked by two attendants, one holding a sword and the other carrying a parcel wrapped in cloth. The young nobleman stands nearby to greet her, overjoyed at her arrival. Several ladies of the palace hold out lanterns to welcome the guests and light the way into the home, while other beauties kneel respectfully on the verandah. An attractive design with beautiful detail in the elegant clothing, including light embossing in the white kimono collars and trim.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 13 1/2" x 27 5/8"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Three separate panels. A few holes and thinning areas, small loss, repaired. Slight wrinkling and soiling. Please see photos for details.


The Little Princess Visits the Shrine, 1861 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

The Little Princess Visits the Shrine, 1861 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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