• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 348

    Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858)
    Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
    Lady Fujitsubo watching Price Genji departing in the moonlight, from the series Furyu Genji-e awase, signed Hiroshige ga (for the landscape) and Toyokuni ga (for the figures), good impression and colour, left-hand-margins re-applied
    Oban tate-e triptych


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    Pre-Lot Text

    FROM THE ILLING COLLECTION


    Literature

    R. Illing, The Art of Japanese Prints, (London, 1980), p.10-11