Backing Paper From The
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.352.40.C
Title
Backing paper from the "Tale of Genji" Album (Genji monogatari gajô) Chapter 40: The Law (Minori)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari gajô
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
Muromachi period, dated 1516
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Muromachi period, 1392-1568
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
The fortieth of a series of 54 backing sheets mounted in an album; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H. 24.2 cm x W. 36.5 cm (9 1/2 x 14 3/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
Accession Year
1985
Object Number
1985.352.40.C
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

Melissa McCormick, "Genji Goes West: The 1510 Genji Album and the Visualization of Court and Capital", Art Bulletin, College Art Association of America (New York, March 2003), LXXXV No. 1, p. 66 / Fig. 16

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