Covers of 2 closed books © President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.596
People
Published by Suminokura Soan, Japanese (1571 - 1632)
Calligraphy Designed by Hon'ami Kôetsu, Japanese (1558 - 1637)
Title
Tales of Ise (Ise monogatari)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Ise monogatari
Classification
Prints
Work Type
book
Date
Momoyama period, printed 1608 (Summer)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Momoyama period, 1568-1615
Culture
Japanese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pair of woodblock-printed books; ink on (occasionally tinted) paper
Dimensions
27.1 x 19.3 cm (10 11/16 x 7 5/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (colophon)
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
1985.596
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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