Kunisada II (Genji)
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The Butterflies

Artist: Kunisada II (Genji)
Date: 1857
Size/Format: Oban tate-e, 14 by 10 inches
Description: Two dancers are dressed in matching kimono with butterfly wings attached. They are performing in front of a Buddhist nun who is wearing a wimple and holding a red strip of paper with Japanese writing on it. The first Japanese character reads 'flower'.
Series: Murasaki Shikibu Genji Cards
Condition: Fine
Impression: Fine
Price: £180    ORDER


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