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Utagawa Kunisada II, Japanese, (1823–1880)
Vestiges of the 54 Chapters of Genji: Chapter 17, E-awase / Picture Competition, 1864-1865
Ink and colors on paper
13 13/16 x 9 5/8 in. (35 x 24 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: 2017.1.69

Alternate Title: Omokage Genji Gojuyo-jo: E-awase

This is from Chapter 27, "E-awase." The design inside the fan-shaped inset was done by Hiroshige II Utagawa.

Embossed patterns of shells and waves on background.

See also 2018.1.1: Chapter 22, "Tamakazura."

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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