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The Law (Minori), Calligraphic Excerpt from Chapter 40 of the "Tale of Genji" (Genji monogatari)

Chapter 40: A is painting on left, B is calligraphy on right

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Japanese (died 1514)
The Law (Minori), Calligraphic Excerpt from Chapter 40 of the "Tale of Genji" (Genji monogatari), Muromachi period, datable to 1509-1510
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari: Minori
Calligraphy
, Album Leaf
Japanese
,
16th century
Muromachi period, 1392-1568
Creation Place: Kyôto, Kyôto Metropolitan Area, Japan
The fortieth of a series of 54 kotobagaki (calligraphic album leaves) mounted in an album with illustrations; ink and color on paper
H. 24.2 cm x W. 18.4 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
, 1985.352.40.B
Bibliography
Kaori Chino, ""Tokushû: Genji monogatari gajô - Hâvâdo Daigaku Bijutsukan zô" [Special Issue: The Tale of Genji Album in the Collection of Harvard University Art Museums]", (Tokyo, Japan, 1997), p. 56

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. 78 / Fig. 28 (right)

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