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Azuma Genji yuki no asobi (Eastern Genji Snow Diversions)


Sheet from a colour woodblock triptych print entitled Azuma Genji yuki no asobi (Eastern Genji Snow Diversions), depicting a scene in a snow covered garden, three ladies putting the finishing touches to a snow rabbit (right), stream, pagoda, and hedges and trees (centre), Prince Genji, attended by a lady, looks across the scene (left): Japan, by Utagawa Hiroshige and Utagawa Kunisada, 1854

Museum reference



World Culture

Object name

Woodblock print

Production information

Utagawa Hiroshige, 1797 - 1858, Artist
Japan, East Asia
Utagawa Kunisada, 1786 - 1864, Artist






Depicted: Prince Genji


Jane Wilkinson and Nick Pearce, Harmony & Contrast: A Journey through East Asian Art (National Museums of Scotland, 1996), p.4

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