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Furiu mitate Genji

Woodblock Print
ca. 1850 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Landscape format triptych, depciting a amn and woman on a balcony, overlooking Mount Fuji. The man is identified as Prince Genji. The triptych is signed 'Toyokuni gwa, to special order'.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Printing, colour print from wood blocks on paper
Brief Description
'Furiu mitate Genji.', woodblock print by Kunisada, Japan, ca. 1850.
Physical Description
Landscape format triptych, depciting a amn and woman on a balcony, overlooking Mount Fuji. The man is identified as Prince Genji. The triptych is signed 'Toyokuni gwa, to special order'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 13.375in
  • Width: 28in
The dimensions are taken from: Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935
Marks and Inscriptions
Toyokuni gwa, to special order. (Signed )
Credit line
Bequeathed by Sir Edward David Stern (part of the Sir Edward David Stern collection).
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings Accessions 1934 London: Published under the Authority of the Board of Education, 1935
Collection
Accession Number
E.247-1934

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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