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No. 24 (廿四), Kochō (胡蝶), from the series Lady Murasaki's Genji Cards (Murasaki Shikibu Genji karuta - 紫式部げんじかるた)

Identifier: 1857 Kunisada II minori

Two figures in a butterfly dance. The whitish shell cartouche in the upper right corner gives the title of this series: 紫式部げんじかるた. The red shell cartouche gives the Genji mon and the corresponding chapter number.


This print is listed in Genji's World by Andreas Marks, 2012, but not illustrated.

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