The Mayfly (Kagerô), Calligraphic Excerpt From Chapter 52 Of The Tale Of Genji (Genji Monogatari)
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.352.52.B
People
Son'ô Jugô, Japanese (died 1514)
Title
The Mayfly (Kagerô), Calligraphic Excerpt from Chapter 52 of the Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari: Kagerô
Classification
Calligraphy
Work Type
calligraphy, album leaf
Date
Muromachi period, datable to 1509-1510
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan, Kyôto Metropolitan Area, Kyôto
Period
Muromachi period, 1392-1568
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
The fifty-second of a series of 54 kotobagaki (calligraphic album leaves) mounted in an album with illustrations; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H. 24.3 cm x W. 18.4 cm (9 9/16 x 7 1/4 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
1985.352.52.B
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

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. 57

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