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Tale of Genji, 54 Chapters: Ch. 12, Suma

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Utagawa Kunisada II, Japanese, (1823–1880)
Tale of Genji, 54 Chapters: Ch. 12, Suma, 1864
Ink on Paper
14 1/8 in. x 9 9/16 in. (35.88 cm x 24.29 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Period: Edo, Late (1789-1868)
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2005.1.14

Alternate Title: Genji Goju-yon Cho: Ch. 12, Suma"

Fair impression.

Cartouche in the upper right; signature (Baichoro Kunisada hitsu) in the lower right.

Colored ink woodblock print; oban triptych.

Object Description
Meiji period color woodblock triptych depicting Suma Beach in the upper scene (fan-shaped) with fishing nets. In the lower scene Genji and a lady (who is lounging) are in front of a screen. Green border.


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