Kuniyoshi: Chapter 9, Aoi (Heart Vine)

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Chapter 9, Aoi (Heart Vine)
Series: Ukiyo-e Comparisons of the Cloudy Chapters of Genji (Genji kumo ukiyo-e awase)
Date: 1845-46

Kon-o Maru dips his net into the sea, his face full of focus and consternation. Why a well-dressed warrior type would be fishing on a small boat must have keys that are held within the story. Perhaps he is after a prize other than fish?

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
Literature: Robinson S45.9.
Seal: Censor’s: Murata Heiemon (single seal 1842-46)
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga