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Chapters 25–27 (Hotaru, Tokonatsu, Kagaribi), from the series The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari)

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Poems by Kankodô Osamaru and Kinkôsha Gakumaru, commissioned by the Taikogawa poetry group.

Signed

Shinsai 辰斎

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1820 (Bunsei 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Rijksmuseum, The Ear Catches the Eye (2001), #13

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 20.2 x 18.3 cm (7 15/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9264

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints