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Backing paper from the "Tale of Genji" Album (Genji monogatari gajô): Chapter 24, Butterflies (Kochô)


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Backing paper from the "Tale of Genji" Album (Genji monogatari gajô): Chapter 24, Butterflies (Kochô), Muromachi period, dated 1516
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari gajô
Manuscript
Japanese
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16th century
Muromachi period, 1392-1568
Creation Place: Japan
The twenty-fourth of a series of 54 backing sheets mounted in an album; ink and color on paper
H. 24.4 cm x W. 36.5 cm (9 5/8 x 14 3/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
, 1985.352.24.C
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