Spring Shoots I (Wakana: Jo), Calligraphic Excerpt From Chapter 34 Of The
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.352.34.B
People
Son'ô Jugô, Japanese ( died 1514)
Title
Spring Shoots I (Wakana: jo), Calligraphic Excerpt from Chapter 34 of the "Tale of Genji" (Genji monogatari)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari: Wakana: jo
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 thirty-fourth 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. 18.4 cm (9 1/2 x 7 1/4 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
1985.352.34.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. 56

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