Stylish Handscroll of Genji (Genji imayō emaki): Heart-to-Heart (Aoi) (Triptych)

Utagawa Kunisada II, Japanese, 1823 - 1880

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Three color woodblock prints (triptych)

Sheet: 14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in. (37.1 x 25.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Anne W. Thomas, in honor of Howard Thomas

2006.65.17

Geography/Culture

Asia, East Asia, Japan

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

print 1: Inscribed, in black ink, lower right: [Japanese inscriptions]; print 2: Inscribed, in black ink, lower right: [Japanese inscriptions]; inscribed, in black ink, halfway down right side: [Japanese inscription]; print 3: Inscribed, in black ink, bottom, right of center: [Japanese inscription]; inscribed, in black ink, at top right: [Japanese inscriptions]; inscribed, in black ink, lower right: [Japanese inscription]

Exhibition History

The Art of Storytelling, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont, September 8-December 13, 2015.

Dartmouth Looks at The Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari), curated by Dennis Washburn and Allen Hockley in conjunction with the colloquium "What Is a Classic? Translation, Reception, and the Making of Canons," Ivan Albright Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 21-September 28, 2014.

Provenance

Howard Thomas (1899-1971); to his wife, Anne Wall Thomas, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1971; given to present collection, 2006.

Old Number

No. 73

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