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Shii-ga-moto

Shii-ga-moto
by Hiroshige 2 and Kunisada 2

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Artist: Hiroshige 2 and Kunisada 2
Title: Shii-ga-moto
Series: Omokage Genji Gojuyo-jo
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Tsutaya
Publisher (this edition)?Tsutaya
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 32009
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Title Genji Monogatari
Artist Kunisada II Utagawa 1823-1880
Cooperating Artist Hiroshige II Utagawa 1829-1869
Period Edo
Publisher Tsutaya Kichizo
Censor Aratame
Signature baichoro Kunisada hitsu and Ryusai (in cartouche)
Dated 1864-65
Description "Omokage Genji Gojuyo-jo" (The Remembrance of Fifty-four Chapters from the Tale of Genji) Chapter 46, Shii-ga-moto
Format Oban tate-e
Width 9.9 inches = 25.2 cm
Height 14.4 inches = 36.5 cm
Impression good ... blind printed patterns of shells and waves on background
Colors very good
Condition very good ... backed by thin paper

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