Kunisada II (Genji)
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The Perfumed Prince


Artist: Kunisada II (Genji)
Date: 1857
Size/Format: Oban tate-e, 14 by 10 inches
Description: Two women, busy winding silk, are turning to look at Prince Mitsuuji, who is seated writing calligraphy. The characters in the print are celebrating the "Shichiseki" or "Tanabata" festival that took place on the 7th day of the 7th month and is associated with dyeing silk and writing poetry on long strips of paper (tanzaku).
Series: Murasaki Shikibu Genji Cards
Condition: Fine
Impression: Fine
Price: £180    ORDER

 

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