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Fūryū Azuma Genji (An Elegant Eastern Genji triptych panel)
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Fūryū Azuma Genji (An Elegant Eastern Genji triptych panel), 1859, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 347.3 x 241.3 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 5/8 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 36 in matted with 1964.0059 and 1964.0061
  • Gift of Mrs. Arthur S. Johnson (The May Finney Marcy Collection)
  • Not on display
  • 1964.0060
Description
Exhibitions

Two female figures bowing in the bottom right quadrant. In the center left is a sedan chair with a female figure being helped out. One sheet of a triptych (other two sections are 1964.0059 and 1964.0061).
A woman in wedding gown exits from palanquin marked with crane, servants gather and she enters a hall decorated with screens and painted fusuma doors. To her L stands Prince Genji. Karazuri and unshi details.