Elegant Fan Comparison, 1869
Ink and colors on paper
14 3/8 x 28 7/8 in. (37 x 73 cm)
Prince Genji / Mitsuuji (in Edo style) and his court ladies at a Yokohama brothel, Gankiro's fan room. The panoramic view of large foreign ships and a brick storage building on the landing place in the bay are visble beyond the spacious Western style balcony.
See "Genji's World," pl. 181, p. 183.
See also Yoshitora, 2006.1.35.
There is embossing and burnishing in this work.
The print was signed by the artist, "Yoshitora."
ink and colors on paper
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