Modern Woodblock Print of The Tale of Genji
  • Modern Woodblock Print of The Tale of Genji

    SKU: SK4

    This is a modern multicolor woodblock print (ukiyo-e) with hand drawn detailing. The print shows a scene from volume 10 of the famous novel Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari). The story was first published in 1021 CE during the Heian Period making it the world’s earliest novel. In the scene Genji visits Rokujō-no-Miyasudokoro (foreground) and her daughter (background). A full explanation in both English and Japanese of the scene and its significates to the story is nicely displayed on the back of the frame for easy viewing.

    • Product Information

      The modern woodblock print was customed framed in accordance with museum standards by fine art gallery Galerie du Monde of Hong Kong. More information about the art gallery can be found here:

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      Returns are accepted during a three-day inspection period starting upon acceptance of the item with a 10% restocking fee of the original purchase price.  Items wanting to be returned after this three-day inspection period can be purchased back at a discounted price at the discretion of the management of Rain Dragon Art and Antiques, LLC.