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Wakana no jo, Chapter 34, 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Item Number: 916124

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 916124
 
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Wakana no jo, Chapter 34, 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Wakana no jo, Chapter 34, 1852
Series; The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji

The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji - Handsome design from Toyokuni III's series, "The Color Print Contest of a Modern Genji." Each print illustrates a scene from a chapter in Murasaki's beloved "Tale of Genji," considered one of the greatest works of Japanese literature. Wonderful views of court life and travel during various seasons are documented with charming detail in the elegant clothing and settings. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts has this series in its collection. These attractive chuban format designs provide a fascinating look at upper-class life in Japan during the time of Genji.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 9 1/2" x 6 7/8"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Backed with paper. A few wormholes, repaired. Please see photos for details.


Wakana no jo, Chapter 34, 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Wakana no jo, Chapter 34, 1852 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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