FILTER RESULTS × Close
Skip to Content ☰ Open Filter >>

Genji

Showing 3 of 3


Utagawa Kunisada (aka Toyokuni III), Japanese, (1786–1864)
Rustic Genji: Ch. 2, Hahakigi, 1850
Ink on paper
9 3/8 x 13 7/8 in. (23.81 x 35.24 cm)


Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Edo, Late (1789-1868)
Credit Line: Gift of Paulette and Jack Lantz
Accession Number: 2012.8.2


Commentary
Toyoshi no Mae sends a large chest, ostensibly filled with classical literature including Genji, to her rival, Fuji no Kata. Hidden inside is the villain Yamana Sozen, who desires Fuji no Kata, and plans to take her by force. He bursts out, interrupting Mitsuuji as he tells Fuji no Kata of his love for her. The design for the oban is an amalgamation of two images from the second chapter of "A Rustic Genji."

Medium
ink on paper

Object Description
horizontal oban

Keywords Click a term to view the records with the same keyword
This object has the following keywords:

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:


Your current search criteria is: Portfolio is "Genji" and [Objects]Object Type is ".