Kunisada: Genji-E-AwaseKunisada: Genji-E-Awase
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Kunisada: Genji-E-AwaseKunisada: Genji-E-Awase
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Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) (1786-1865)

Two beautiful fisherwomen with their impressive catch of the day including among others: An octopus, a gilthead sea bream and a crayfish.

Title: E-awase (The Picture Contest)

Series: : Genji goshû yojô (Lasting Impressions of a Late Genji Collection)

Block cutter: Yokogawa Takejirô

Publisher: Sakanaya Eikichi (Uo-ei)

Date: 2/1858

Size: Oban-Diptych, 36,3 x 49,3 cm

Very good print and colours with embossing, two separate unbaked sheets, at the inner edges some small, professionally restored pin holes, altogether in perfect condition.

Images in Andreas Marks, Genji‘s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints. Leiden 2012, p. 142f, No. 121. including a detailed description and images of all diptychs of this luxurious Genji series

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