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Tsuretsuregusa, by Totoya Hokkei

Hokkei, Totoya

Tsuretsuregusa, by Totoya Hokkei
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 25cm


Surimono, colour print from woodblocks with blind-embossing (karazuri) and metallic pigment, shikishiban format, circa 1830-1839.

Image Details

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Plum and Painted Shell. From the series Tsurezuregusa (Essays in Idleness) commissioned by the Manji poetry circle. The scene in the shell is from the Heian-period novel, The Tale of Genji.

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