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Utagawa Kunisada II, Japanese, (1823–1880)
Vestiges of the 54 Chapters of Genji: Chapter 42, Nio-no-miya, 1864-1865
Ink and colors on paper
14 3/16 x 9 5/8 in. (36.1 x 24.4 cm)

Object Type: print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Edo (Japan, 1615-1868)
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2015.1.50

Alternate Title: Omokage Genji Gojuyo-jo: Nio-no-miya

This is from Chapter 42, "Nio-no-miya." The drawing inside the fan-shaped inset was done by Hiroshige II Utagawa.

The censor was Aratame.

Embossed patterns of shells and waves on background.

The work bears two signatures: "Kochoro Kunisada" (bottom) and "Rissho" (upper inset). The inset was done by Hiroshige II.

ink and colors on paper

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