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Genji Ukifune

Kabuki scholar Laurence Kominz discusses a woodblock print of a Kabuki actor and courtesan depicted in a scene from the famous Japanese epic The Tale of Genji.

View all the videos in this series on woodblock prints from the exhibition The Printer's Eye: Ukiyo-e from the Grabhorn Collection:

  1. Street scene in the Pleasure Quarter of Edo Japan
  2. Courtesans of the South Station
  3. Courtesan playing with a cat
  4. Hunting for Fireflies
  5. Genji Ukifune

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