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February (Kisagari) from the 'Twelve Months' series

Kunisada I (Toyokuni III), 1850, Wood cut
February (Kisagari) from the 'Twelve Months' series
February (Kisagari) from the 'Twelve Months' series
February (Kisagari) from the 'Twelve Months' series
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Item no
347
Title
February (Kisagari) from the 'Twelve Months' series ('Junikagetsu no uchi')
Description
A scene from 'Rustic Genji' ('Inaka Genji'), which tells the story of Prince Mitsuuji in the search for his stolen sword, Kogarasumaru. In this violent scene, on a spring night with the cherry trees in bloom, Mitsuuji holds down a brigand dressed in black and beats him repeatedly. A young woman, clutching a letter between her teeth has been caught up in the struggle.
Artist / maker
Kunisada I (Toyokuni III)
Date
1850
Size
37 x 26.5 cm.
Type
Location
Art and Design Library
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Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.80(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£29.40(inc. VAT 20%)
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