Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

1786-1865

Snow, Moon, and Flowers of Eastern Genji: Flowers
(Azuma Genji Setsugekka no uchi: Hana)

signed Toyokuni ga with artist's Toshidama cartouche, with carver's seal Yokokawa Horitake (on right and center sheet) and Hori Take (on left sheet), printer's seal Yoshi Isekane, and publisher Iseya Kanekichi, with censor seal aratame and date seal Tora ju (year of the Tiger [1854], 10th month)

oban tate-e triptych 3 3/4 by 28 1/2 in., 35 by 72.5 cm

References:
Andreas Marks, Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints, 2012, appendix #G333-04
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Bigelow Collection, accession numbers 11.43483a-c and 11.29270

price: Sold

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