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Backing paper from the "Tale of Genji" Album (Genji monogatari gajô): Chapter 1, The Paulownia Pavilion (Kiritsubo)


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Backing paper from the "Tale of Genji" Album (Genji monogatari gajô): Chapter 1, The Paulownia Pavilion (Kiritsubo), Muromachi period, dated 1516
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari gajô
Manuscript
Japanese
,
16th century
Muromachi period, 1392-1568
Creation Place: Japan
The first of a series of 54 backing sheets mounted in an album; ink and color on paper
H. 24.2 cm x W. 36.4 cm (9 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
, 1985.352.1.C
Bibliography
Anne Rose Kitagawa, "Behind the Scenes of Harvard's Tale of Genji album", November 2001

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