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Asian Art
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada, Japanese, 1786–1865

Wakamurasaki (Young Purple) from The Tale of Genji

1853

Ukiyo-e: polychrome woodblock print

Anonymous gift
1942.55
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Private Collection, New Haven, Conn.; gifted 1942 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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