Fifty-Four Modern Feelings (Matched with the Fifty-Four Chapters of Genji): Chapter 21, Otome
(Genji gojuyonjo: dai nijuichi go, Otome)
Genji seated before a lacquer food stand turns to contemplate a flying tennin (apsara) decorating the folding screen behind him; signed Toyohara Kunichika hitsu with Toshidama seal, carver's mark Hori Gin, published by Takegawa Seikichi, ca. 1884
oban tate-e 14 by 9 1/2 in., 35.7 by 24.1 cm
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July 10, 2020
Scholten Japanese Art
145 West 58th Street, suite 6D
New York, New York 10019
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