Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Utagawa Kunisada
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • #12, circa 1847–1852, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Sono sugata yukari no utsushi-e (Modern Retelling of the Tale of Genji)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 242 x 356 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 254 x 375 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/2 x 14 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 x 14 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0363

Outdoor scene with one male figure and two female figures, one seated and one standing. The figures are by a coastline. There are boats on the horizon. Illustrates Inaka Genji, with boats and coast, Genji symbols in border