Tale of Genji, 54 Chapters: Ch. 27, Kagaribi, 1864-1865
Ink on paper
13 3/8 in. x 9 3/8 in. (34.04 cm x 23.88 cm)
Signed: "Kochoro Kunisada" with red Toshidama seal.
Vertical color woodblock print from the series "Tale of Genji, 54 Chapters" (Genji Goju-yon cho), depicting Ch. 27 Cressets (Kagaribi), where Prince Genji stays with Tamakazura, and noticing the moonless night, orders the braziers lit. The large folding-fan shaped inset depicts a burning brazier with the chapter title. Wave patterns are embossed over the entire white background, and the print is bordered in green with Genji-ko incense marks.
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