Falling Flowers (Hanachiru Sato), Calligraphic Excerpt From Chapter 11 Of The
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.352.11.B
People
Reizei Tamehiro, Japanese ( 1450 - 1526)
Title
Falling Flowers (Hanachiru Sato), Calligraphic Excerpt from Chapter 11 of the "Tale of Genji" (Genji monogatari)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari: Hanachiru Sato
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 eleventh 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.)
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
1985.352.11.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. 54

Takeshi Noguchi, Genji monogatari sennen kinen [The Millenium of The Tale of Genji], exh. cat., The Museum of Kyoto (Kyoto, Japan, April 2008), p. 161, Cat. No. 70

Exhibition History

The Millennium of the Tale of Genji, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, 04/26/2008 - 06/08/2008

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Verification Level

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