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Ukifune and the Floating Boat, Chapter 51
  • Utagawa Kunisada II
    1823–1880
    active: Japan
  • Ukifune and the Floating Boat, Chapter 51, 1857, 11th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Murasaki Shikibu Genji karuta (Picture Cards for Lady Murasaki Shikibu's Tale of Genji)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 317 x 229 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 1/2 x 9 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 321 x 234 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 9 3/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7749
Description

Prince Genji and consort in wintry snow scene. They are on a boat covered with snow. White herons flying above at R. Prince Genji holds snow covered kasa umbrella.