Beneath The Oak (Shii Ga Moto), Calligraphic Excerpt From Chapter 46 Of The
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.352.46.B
People
Son'ô Jugô, Japanese ( died 1514)
Title
Beneath the Oak (Shii ga Moto), Calligraphic Excerpt from Chapter 46 of the "Tale of Genji" (Genji monogatari)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari: Shii ga Moto
Classification
Calligraphy
Work Type
album leaf, calligraphy
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 forty-sixth of a series of 54 kotobagaki (calligraphic album leaves) mounted in an album with illustrations; ink and color on paper
Dimensions
H. 24.2 cm x W. 18.5 cm (9 1/2 x 7 5/16 in.)
Aquisition 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
1985.352.46.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

Exhibition History

Streams and Mountains without End: Landscape Paintings from China, Korea, and Japan, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/25/2000 - 08/26/2001

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Verification Level

4 - Best. Object is extensively researched, well described and information is vetted