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  • Genji twelve months, june

源氏十二ヶ月之内 水無月Genji twelve months, june

No 2010-1
Artist 豊国|Toyokuni
Date 1856
Size 36×72cm


This is the scenery of Minazuki (June) in the 12-month collection of Genji-e paintings.
Genji-e is based on the illustration of the novel "Nise Murasaki Inaka Genji" adapted by Tanehiko Ryutei, which was a big hit in the latter half of the Edo period.
It became popular with women by depicting the life of a splendid aristocrat.
It depicts various people taking shelter from the rain.