Earthquake From The Legendary History Of The Jin'o-Ji (Kônin Shônin Eden)
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1973.64
Title
Earthquake from the Legendary History of the Jin'o-ji (Kônin Shônin eden)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Kônin Shônin eden
Classification
Paintings
Work Type
handscroll, painting
Date
Nambokuchô period, circa 1350-1400
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Nambokuchô period, 1333-1392
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Handscroll fragment mounted as a hanging scroll; ink, colors and gold on paper
Dimensions
image only: H. 34.4 x W. 61.3 cm (13 9/16 x 24 1/8 in.)
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Hofer Collection of the Printed and Graphic Arts of Asia in honor of Professor and Mrs. Edwin A. Cranston
Accession Year
1973
Object Number
1973.64
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Publication History

John M. Rosenfield and Fumiko Cranston, The Courtly Tradition in Japanese Art and Literature: Selections from the Hofer and Hyde Collections, exh. cat., Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1973), Cat. No. 92 / pp. 273-275

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), Cat. #53 / p. 52

Exhibition History

Later Chinese and Japanese Figure Painting in Decorative Arts, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/22/1992 - 06/07/1992

Masterworks of East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 11/03/1995 - 06/09/1996

A Compelling Legacy: Masterworks of East Asian Painting, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 08/24/2004 - 03/20/2005

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