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Colour woodblock print, ukiyo-e

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Postcard of Colour woodblock print, ukiyo-e.
000-190-001-281-C
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Colour woodblock print, ukiyo-e

Print in Album of 54 prints illustrating the 54 chapters of the Romance of Gengi by Kunisada. The series is called Sono sugata yukari no utsushi-e. It is signed Kochoro Toyokuni, published by Itsuumiya Ichibei and the censers are Kinugasa and Watanabe.

The print is in oblong (yokoye) format, within a border decorated with Gengi mon, badges. Prince Gengi is seated on a mat holding his sword, a folding screen behind him. A girl is presenting him with a lacquer box covered with a red cloth, fukusa.


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Online ID: 000-190-001-281-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1887.745
Date: 1850-2
19th century
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What: Book / sheet / roll / drawing / collection
Subject: Prints
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Where: Japan
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Description: Collection of one hundred and sixteen books, five hundred sheets, twenty nine rolls, and two drawings, printed in colours: Japan, 19th century
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