Fifty-Four Modern Feelings (Matched with the Fifty-Four Chapters of Genji): Chapter 54, The Bridge of Dreams
(Genji gojuyonjo: dai gojuyon go, Yume no ukihashi)
signed Toyohara Kunichika hitsu, the date on the left-hand margin, on todoke Meiji - nen - getsu - nichi (respectfuly reporting Meiji - year - month - day) followed by the address of the publisher, Hongin-cho, Ni-chome, Juni banchi (Hongin [Ginza] area, 2nd town, 12th district), his name, Takegawa Seikichi, and the carver's mark Hori Gin, ca. 1884
oban tate-e 14 1/8 by 9 1/2 in., 35.8 by 24.1 cm
A courtesan lounges with a book covering her face and her kimono open at the neck while a young boy fans her, and another woman encourages her to get dressed.
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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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