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Lady with hand on screen

Lady with hand on lacquered screen


Artist: Kunisada (Toyokuni III), Utagawa (1786-1865)

Title: Lady with Hand on Lacquered Screen

Series: The 54 Chapters of the Tale of Genji

Japanese Series: Genji gojuyojo hatten

Publisher: Hayashiya Shogoro

Date: Edo Period, c.1857

The embossed marks on the print have been produced by a blind printing process known as karazuri. On the white sections of the kimono and beneath the flecked background they add depth to the image. The effect was produced by rubbing a dry woodblock (han) onto the paper (hosho). This print is the right side of a diptych, the left sheet shows Prince Genji.

SKU: Japanese Prints 239 Category: