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Otome, with Genji crest for chapter 44, “Takegawa,”of the Tale of Genji

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864) Tokokudo, Publisher


Purchased in Bloomington, Indiana by Dr. Roger Hurwitz and Francine Hurwitz, Indianapolis; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2010 (2010.302).

Object Information

artist
Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)
publisher
Tokokudo
period
Edo
creation date
1852, 12th month
materials
color woodblock print
dimensions
9 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. (bled to edge)
mark descriptions
Signed by artist: Toyokuni ga (within a toshidama cartouche)
Censor's seal: Murata and Kinugasa
Date seal: 1852, 12th month
Inscribed, unread
accession number
2010.302
credit line
Gift of Francine and Roger Hurwitz
copyright
Public Domain
collection
Asian Art