Artist: Utagawa Kunisada II (二代歌川国貞)

Print: Mitsuuji watching a cat delivering a love letter
A Rustic Genji theme

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Dates: circa 1851 - 1852,created
Dimensions: 30.0 in,14.0 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodblock print; ōban triptych

Signed (on the left):Baichōrō Kunisada hitsu (梅蝶楼国貞筆)
Signed: (on the right): Kunisada ga (国貞画)
Signed: (in the center): Nidai Kunisada (二代国貞画)
Publisher: Amatsu (Marks U004 - seal not listed)
Censors: Hama & Magome

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Waseda University;

Physical description:

The fur of the white cat is embossed.


This triptych is listed but not illustrated in Andreas Marks Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints. It appears at G#347.