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Category -- Woodblock Print

Exile to Suma

Artist:Utagawa Kunisada
Description:The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari), is a classic work of literature written in the eleventh century by Lady Murasaki Shikibu. Japan. The Genji story was a very popular subject in ukiyo-e prints.

In this wonderful image prince Genji in voluntary exile in Suma holds a branch of blossoms as he greets two women gathering fish and shellfish on the beach.

Issued:1857
Medium:Woodblock
Edition:1857
Condition:Very fine color state and condition not examined outside fdrme
Image Size:13.5 X 9.5 inches
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Signed:Baichoro Kunisada ga
Sealed:aratame
Publisher:Tsuchiya Kichizo
Series:Tales of Genji, Number 12 in the Series
Price:$200.00
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