Set of two original woodcut booklets - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - "Inaka Genji" 田舎源氏 (Rustic Genji), vol. 29, parts I & II - 1839

Description
Set of two original woodcut booklets - Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865) - "Inaka Genji" 田舎源氏 (Rustic Genji), vol. 29, parts I & II - 1839
Good condition, see description

Set of two original woodblock-print booklets - Utagawa Kunisada (1786–1865) - 'Inaka Genji' 田舎源氏 (Rustic Genji), vol. 29, parts I & II - 1839

The booklets are in good condition and are free of foxing stains, worm holes, moisture damage, tears, or creases. The front cover of one of the booklets is slightly more soiled than that of the other booklet.

The two booklets belong together, they are the 29th volume and consist of an upper (下, left booklet) and lower part (上, right booklet, picture 1). The booklets were printed in 1839 (天保十年. the tenth year of the tenpo era, last but one photo, left page, top right). All pages are depicted.

Measurements: 18 cm x 12 cm x 0.4 cm (per booklet)

The booklets will be shipped by registered post in sturdy cardboard packaging. The shipment can be tracked with the Track & Trace code.

Lot details
Object
Set of two original woodcut booklets
Material
Paper
Period
1839
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Artist/ Maker
Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865)
Theme/ depiction
"Inaka Genji" 田 舎 源氏 (Rustic Genji)
Title of artwork
"Inaka Genji" 田舎源氏 (Rustic Genji), vol. 29, parts I & II
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
18×12×0.4 cm
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