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Toyokuni III (1786 - 1865), "Sawamura Rennosuke, as Yorikane"

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Catalog ID 9260
Artist Toyokuni III
Title Sawamura Rennosuke, as Yorikane
Medium Original Japanese Woodblock Print
Series Title Anologues for the Thirty-six Poets
Edition First
Date 1852
Publisher Iseya Kanekichi
Reference No MFA Boston; & Waseda University Museum
Size 13 -1/4 x 9 -3/8 "
Condition Fine. Slightly trimmed.
Price $525.00
Shipping (US) $59.00
Shipping (Non-US) $180.00

Notes: The referenced examples are all similarly trimmed.

The protagonist is a "daimyo" who is in love with the courtesan, Takao. They meet at night on a pleasure boat on the Sumida River. The verse by Fujiwari No Takamitsu describes the moon.

Signed: "Toyokuni ga".