The "Tale of Genji" Album (Genji monogatari gajô), Part 1

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The "Tale of Genji" Album (Genji monogatari gajô), Part 1, Muromachi period, remounted in 17th c. and again in 1998-99
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari gajô
16th century
Muromachi period, 1392-1568
Creation Place: Kyôto, Kyôto Metropolitan Area, Japan
First of two albums, each containing twenty-seven paired paintings & calligraphic excerpts, this one mounted with a later frontispiece at the beginning
Closed: H. 34.1 x W. 44.9 x D. 14.7 cm (13 7/16 x 17 11/16 x 5 13/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of the Hofer Collection of the Arts of Asia
, 1985.352.A
Philip Hofer, Cambridge, MA (by 1985), bequest; to Harvard University Museums, 1985.
Exhibition History
Kazari: Decoration and Display in Japan, 15th-19th Centuries, Japan Society Gallery, New York, 10/17/2002 - 12/31/2002
The Millennium of the Tale of Genji, The Museum of Kyoto, Kyoto, 04/26/2008 - 06/08/2008
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