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Eawase

Description

Sheet from a colour woodblock print diptych from the series Genji goshu yojō (Later Collection of the Remaining Passions of Genji), in which each diptych features two figures and represents a chapter, with kirikane (squares of gold leaf) blind-printed on the background, entitled E-awase, depicting two fishwives, one seated beside her basket and holding a pipe, the other standing and carrying her basket on her head: by Utagawa Kunisada, Japan, 1858

Museum reference

A.1887.745.46.1.98

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Woodblock print

Production information

Utagawa Kunisada, 1786 - 1864, Artist
Japan, East Asia
Uoei, Publisher

Date

1858

Materials

Paper

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