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The Yugao Chapter from The Tale of Genji, by Yoshitoshi

Image attached to P.76-2004

An image of Genji yûgao no maki (The Yûgao Chapter from The Tale of Genji). From the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki hyakkei). Yoshitoshi, Tsukioka (1839-1892). Colour print from woodblocks, oban format, with blind embossing (karazuri) and textile printing (nunomezuri), 1886. First edition. Publisher: Akiyama Buemon, block-cutter: Yamamoto (Yamamoto Shinji).

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Genji yûgao no maki (The Yûgao Chapter from The Tale of Genji). From the series One Hundred Aspects of the Moon (Tsuki hyakkei). Yoshitoshi, Tsukioka (1839-1892). Colour print from woodblocks, oban format, with blind embossing (karazuri) and textile printing (nunomezuri), 1886. First edition. Publisher: Akiyama Buemon, block-cutter: Yamamoto (Yamamoto Shinji).

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  • Accession Number: P.76-2004
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 80
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 692 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.6 (Macintosh)
  • Filesize: 156.12kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1
  • Captured: 2013:08:16 11:50:05

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19th Century 458392 Date Department Fitz_PDP Genji Japanese Medium Nationalities Object Type Other Keywords People The Tale of Genji Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Workflow Yoshitoshi Yugao _WF_AdOK _WF_KWD _WF_OPACtd _WF_PCtd embossed evening female floral flowers full moon ghost hair hairstyle karazuri lady literary figures long hair moon moonlight moonlit night nunomezuri oban print spirits spiritual textile printing vine leaves vines woman woodblock Artist/Maker

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