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Backing paper from the "Tale of Genji" Album (Genji monogatari gajô) Chapter 40: The Law (Minori)


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Backing paper from the "Tale of Genji" Album (Genji monogatari gajô) Chapter 40: The Law (Minori), Muromachi period, dated 1516
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari gajô
Manuscript
Japanese
,
16th century
Muromachi period, 1392-1568
Creation Place: Japan
The fortieth of a series of 54 backing sheets mounted in an album; ink and color on paper
H. 24.2 cm x W. 36.5 cm (9 1/2 x 14 3/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
, 1985.352.40.C
Bibliography
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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