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Bamboo River, from the series "Cards of the tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu"

Photo Credit: Rich Sanders, Des Moines

Bamboo River, from the series "Cards of the tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu"

Artist: Utagawa Kunisada II (Japanese, 1823 - 1880)
Publisher: Tsutaya Kichizo (Japanese, active c. 1830 - 1859)
Date: c.1857
Medium: color woodblock on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 x 9 7/8 in. (36.2 x 25.1 cm.)
Image: 13 x 9 1/4 in. (33 x 23.5 cm.)
Credit Line: Des Moines Art Center; Richard and Kay Ward Collection, 2009.35
Accession number: 2009.35
Classification: print
MarksChop (l,c)
Inscriptionclam shell (Genji-mon) indicates number 44 in the traditional series of 54 Tale of Genji prints
Portfolio/Series"Cards of the tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu"
entirely unexpected