TOYOKUNI  (1769–1825). The bell at Akashi

TOYOKUNI (1769–1825). The bell at Akashi

Artist: Utagawa Toyokuni (1769–1825)
Subject: Court ladies and nobles from the Heian inside a villa. In the distance a monk strikes a bronze bell.
Series: Genji hakkei, a series of prints where the chapters of the Genji Monogatari are associated with the Eight Classical Views.
Signature: Utagawa Toyokuni ga
Date: Around 1800. Kiwame Censorship Seal.
Publisher: Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendo)
Size: Chūban tate-e, 25.4x19 cm
Medium: Woodblock color print
Remarks: Three other prints from this series are in the collection of the British Museum.
Conditions: Good impression, color and condition.
Item no: C 1113
Price: euro 550
Status: Available