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Prince Genji in Modern Dress

Prince Genji in Modern Dress
by Eishi Chobunsai (1756-1829)

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Artist: Eishi Chobunsai (1756-1829) 鳥文斎栄之
Title: Prince Genji in Modern Dress
Date 1st edition?1787 (circa)
Date of this artwork?c1787 (may not be accurate)
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Oban
Format (this edition): Oban
DB artwork code: 33174
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Prince Genji in Modern Dress

Artist: Eishi
Format: Oban tate-e: 14.75" x 10"

Subject: Prince Genji on the balcony of his palace stands gazing out to sea, in the foreground bijin composing poem cards. This is one of the rare beni-girai prints which were printed in shades of black and grey only.

Date: c. 1787

Condition: Full size. Japanese album backing paper. Several small wormholes. A corner damage bottom left. Some creases. Minor marks and rubbing. Fair state of preservation.

Impression: Fine impression.

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