FIFTY-FOUR CHAPTERS OF FLOATING WORLD GENJI: THE TRANSVERSE FLUTE (Utagawa Kunimori II)

Object: original Japanese woodblock print
Genre: shunga 春画 erotic art

Artist: Utagawa Kunimori II 二代目歌川国盛 (1827-1899)
From the book: Fifty-four Chapters of Floating World Genji 浮世源氏五十四帖, vol. 2 中の巻
Print title: The Transverse Flute 横笛

Material: washi 和紙 Japanese paper
Technique: nishiki-e 錦絵 multi-coloured woodblock printing

Period: ca. 1861-64
Condition: fair, small holes, slight cracks, trimmed margins
Dimensions: 11 x 16 cm

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