Genji monogartari (The Tale of Genji). Chapter 1: Kiritsubo (The Lady of the Paulownia-Courtyard Chambers); Chapter 5: Wakamurasaki (Little Purple Gromwell) and Chapter 7: Momiji no ga (An Imperial Celebration of Autumn Foliage)

Tosa School, Japanese, 1675 - 1725

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1675-1725

Folding Screen; Opaque watercolor with embossed gold on Japanese paper with silk brocade border and wood frame

Overall: 40 9/16 × 18 in. (103 × 45.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jane and Richard D. Lombard, Class of 1953, Tuck 1954

P.984.9.3

Geography

Place Made: Japan, East Asia, Asia

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Painting

Research Area

Painting

Not on view

Inscriptions

Not signed.

Course History

ARTH 64, The Japanese Painting Tradition, Allen Hockley, Spring 2014

Exhibition History

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

Jane K. and Richard D. Lombard; given to present collection, 1984.

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