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Beneath the Oak (Shiigamoto) from "Tale of Genji"

Kunisada II, 1857, Wood cut
Beneath the Oak (Shiigamoto) from "Tale of Genji"
Beneath the Oak (Shiigamoto) from "Tale of Genji"
Beneath the Oak (Shiigamoto) from
Category
Library Item
Item no
16479
Title
Beneath the Oak (Shiigamoto) Chapter 46 from the "Tale of Genji" inspired series "Murasaki Shikibu Genji Cards"
Description
A Japanese woman looks frightened as Prince Mitsuuji grapples with another man at her feet. She is wearing a patterned kimono and a headdress. Prince Mitsuuji has pushed the assassin to the ground and is holding him by his neck and arm. Both men are armed with swords and in their struggle they have knocked over a lamp. The scene takes place beneath a flowering cherry blossom.
Artist / maker
Date
1857
Size
36 x 25 cm
Type
Location
Art and Design Library
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Price
Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.11(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£26.04(inc. VAT 20%)
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