My Feelings about Later Genji Collections (Genji goshu yojo): li no cha no ue

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Title

My Feelings about Later Genji Collections (Genji goshu yojo): li no cha no ue

Creator

Utagawa Kunisada
Edo (Tokyo), Japan 1786 - 1864

Format

woodblock print
24.6 x 35.7 centimeters

Description

Kunisada began his apprenticeship around 1800 under the master Toyokuni (1769 - 1825) and became one of his chief pupils. the Utagawa school specialized in actor prints. Kunisada is also known as Toyokuni III. During his life, he has had a few pseudonyms, such as Ichiyusai or Gototei. In 1807 he published his first book of illustrations, and the following year, his first book of actor prints. During his lifetime, it has been estimated that he had produced more than 20,000 prints.

Source

Gift of Hugh W. Sanford Jr.

Publisher

Jakurindo: Wakasaya Yoichi (1794 - 1861)

Citation

Utagawa Kunisada Edo (Tokyo), Japan 1786 - 1864, “My Feelings about Later Genji Collections (Genji goshu yojo): li no cha no ue,” Ewing Gallery Permanent Collection, accessed September 19, 2019, https://ewinggallery.omeka.net/items/show/246.

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