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Chapter 30, Fujibakama (Wisteria Trousers), [30th chapter of the Tale of Genji]
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Chapter 30, Fujibakama (Wisteria Trousers), [30th chapter of the Tale of Genji], 1857, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Murasaki Shikibu Genji karuta (Lady Murasaki's Genji Cards)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 330 x 232 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 340 x 240 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 x 9 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 3/8 x 9 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0361
Description

Interior scene with three figures, two standing and one kneeling, next to a screen with a mountain landscape. There is another figure opening up a screen wall in the top left quadrant. Illustrates 30th chapter. Tale of Genji.