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Subject:Japanese Print Identification
Posted By: Walrus Princess Sun, Jan 26, 2020 IP:

Greetings! Could an expert an on this forum please assist me with identifying the artist - and perhaps even series - of the woodblock prints attached to this link? Any help would be immensely appreciated.


Link :5 Japanese Woodblock Prints (Ebay)

Subject:Re: Japanese Print Identification
Posted By: Stan Mon, Jan 27, 2020

The artist is Kunisada II and the series is Fifty-four Chapters of the False Genji (Nise Genji gojûyo jô) printed in 1864. If you go to the Boston MFA site (, do an advanced collection search with "Kunisada II Genji", starting on the second page you'll see the prints from the series. For example, you have Chapter 13 Akasi:

I'll let you figure out the rest of the chapters.

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