Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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woman seated in palanquin
  • Utagawa Kunisada
    1786–1864
    born: Katsushika, Musashi province (present-day Tokyo prefecture), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • woman seated in palanquin, circa 1845, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Edo murasaki (Edo Purple)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 254 x 181 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 10 x 7 1/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 258 x 181 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 10 1/8 x 7 1/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7625
Description

Lady in palequin. Purple clouds above and yellow below. Extensive karazuri background with symbols of Tales of Genji.