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The Eastern Cottage (Azumaya), Calligraphic Excerpt from Chapter 50 of the "Tale of Genji" (Genji monogatari)

Chapter 50: A is painting on left, B is calligraphy on right

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Japanese (1472 - 1544)
The Eastern Cottage (Azumaya), Calligraphic Excerpt from Chapter 50 of the "Tale of Genji" (Genji monogatari), Muromachi period, datable to 1509-1510
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari: Azumaya
Calligraphy
, Album Leaf
Japanese
,
16th century
Muromachi period, 1392-1568
Creation Place: Kyôto, Kyôto Metropolitan Area, Japan
The fiftieth of a series of 54 kotobagaki (calligraphic album leaves) mounted in an album with illustrations; ink and color on paper
H. 24.3 cm x W. 18.3 cm (9 9/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
, 1985.352.50.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. 57

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