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Genjigumo ukiyo-e awase
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Genjigumo ukiyo-e awase

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Description The evil lady-in-waiting Iwafuji plots to kill the shogun in the play "Kagamiyama kokyo no nishikie" ("The Women's Chushingura"). This chapter of "The Tale of Genji" also concerns ladies-in-waiting and divided loyalties at the court.
Provenance Justine Lewis Keidel [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Chooro Kuniyoshi ga; [Transcription] Genban Ise-shi; [Translation] First published Ise city
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1986

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1845-46 (late Edo)
mulberry paper, pigments
Accession Number
14 1/2 x 10 1/16 in. (36.8 x 25.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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