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Utagawa Kunisada II, Japanese, (1823–1880)
Murasaki Shikibu's Genji Playing Cards: Ch. 13 Akashi, 1847
Ink on paper
14 3/4 x 10 in.

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: 2010.1.1

Alternate Title: Murasaki Shikibu Genji Karuta: Ch. 13 Akashi

Object Description
Color woodblock print illustrating a scene from Ch. 13 of the Tale of Genji, "Akashi." On the night of the near full moon, Genji and Koremitsu call upon the Akashi Princess.

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