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Earthquake from the Legendary History of the Jin'o-ji (Kônin Shônin eden)


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Earthquake from the Legendary History of the Jin'o-ji (Kônin Shônin eden), Nambokuchô period, circa 1350-1400
Transliterated Title: Kônin Shônin eden
Painting
, Handscroll
Japanese
,
14th century
Nambokuchô period, 1333-1392
Creation Place: Japan
Handscroll fragment mounted as a hanging scroll; ink, colors and gold on paper
image only: H. 34.4 x W. 61.3 cm (13 9/16 x 24 1/8 in.)
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
, 1973.64
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Bibliography
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