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Chapter 29, Genji raises wine cup to young couple
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • Chapter 29, Genji raises wine cup to young couple, 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: 233 x 350 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 252 x 365 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 7/8 x 14 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2418
Description
Exhibitions

Scene under sakura trees. Prince Genji raises sake cup to young couple in garden. Older woman, BR, with present wrapped in furoshi. Man in garden recieving sword from kneeling young woman. Wind chimes (?) hang from tree at T center.