The Eastern Cottage (Azumaya), Calligraphic Excerpt From Chapter 50 Of The
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.352.50.B
People
Konoe Hisamichi, Japanese ( 1472 - 1544)
Title
The Eastern Cottage (Azumaya), Calligraphic Excerpt from Chapter 50 of the "Tale of Genji" (Genji monogatari)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari: Azumaya
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 fiftieth 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. 18.3 cm (9 9/16 x 7 3/16 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
1985.352.50.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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