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Eawase, Chapter 17 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Item Number: 882238

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 882238
 
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Eawase, Chapter 17 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Original Kunichika (1835 - 1900) Japanese Woodblock Print
Eawase, Chapter 17
Series; Fifty-four Modern Feelings (Matched with the Chapters of Genji), circa 1883 - 1884

Fifty-four Modern Feelings - Terrific woodblock from a series based on the 1828 novel "A False Murasaki's Country Genji," a parody of the famous "Tale of Genji." Kunichika has illustrated the chapters of the story with updated, modern beauties dressed in the contemporary fashions of the day. These lovely designs include women in scenes from everyday life, from an elegant courtesan dressing and beauties writing poems or arranging flowers, to a wife preparing a meal or watching a child. Beautifully detailed with lively color and fine architectural or landscape settings, these attractive designs would make wonderful framed displays. Many feature soft shading, delicate embossing, or touches of burnishing. A great choice for a collector interested in this classic tale.

Fifty-four Modern Feelings - Terrific woodblock from a series based on the 1828 novel "A Fake Murasaki's Country Genji," a parody of the famous "Tale of Genji." Kunichika has illustrated the chapters of the story with updated, modern beauties dressed in the contemporary fashions of the day. These lovely designs include women in scenes from everyday life, from an elegant courtesan dressing and beauties writing poems or arranging flowers, to a wife preparing a meal or watching a child. Beautifully detailed with lively color and fine architectural or landscape settings, these attractive designs would make wonderful framed displays. Many feature soft shading, delicate embossing, or touches of burnishing. A great choice for a collector interested in this classic tale.

Artist - Kunichika (1835 - 1900)
Image Size - 8 7/8" x 13 3/8" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail. Backed with thin paper. Nice overall. See photos.


Eawase, Chapter 17 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

Eawase, Chapter 17 by Kunichika (1835 - 1900)

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