Kuniyoshi: Chapter 12, Suma

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi

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Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Chapter 12, Suma
Series: Ukiyo-e Comparisons of the Cloudy Chapters of Genji (Genji kumo ukiyo-e awase)
Date: 1845-46

We see Tamaori-hime, the betrothed of Taira Atsumori, passing by a craggy rock on the seashore. She is dressed in festival-level finery yet carries a naginata with a determined expression, looking for Atsumori. What follows is a Romeo & Juliet-type scene of doomed, young lovers.

Condition: Excellent impression, color and condition. Mint.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher: Iseya Ichibei
Literature: Robinson S45.12.
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga