Vestiges of the 54 Chapters of Genji: Chapter 1, Kiritsubo, 1864-1865
Ink and colors on paper
14 3/16 x 9 5/8 in. (36.1 x 24.4 cm)
The drawing inside the fan-shaped inset was done by Hiroshige II. This is from Chapter 1, "Kiritsubo." The censor was Aratame.
Embossed patterns of shells and waves on background.
The work bears two signatures: "Kochoro Kunisada" (bottom right) and "Rissho" (upper right, inset. The inset was done by Hiroshige II).
Colored ink woodblock print
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