Utagawa Kunisada II
Take Gawa (Bamboo River) Date: 1857

 

Item NO: MO024 Price: $ 500

Kunisada II Utagawa (1823-1880) was a pupil of Kunisada (Toyokuni III). He signed his prints as Baido Kunimasa or Kunimasa III. He married his master's daughter in 1846 and took his master's name. After his master's death, he started using the name of Toyokuni IV.
This series - Murasaki Shikibu Genji Karuta (The Tale of Genji is thought to be the world's oldest novel. It was written by Murasaki Shikibu, a woman from the Heian period, and chronicles the life and romances of Prince Genji).
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