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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.389
People
Style of Fujiwara no Yoshitsune, Japanese (1169 - 1206)
Title
Two Poems on the Subject of the Moon, Man'yōshū, Book 7
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Man'yōshū
Classification
Calligraphy
Work Type
calligraphy
Date
Kamakura period, circa 1250
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Kamakura period, 1185-1333
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/210647
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Book fragment now mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and pale red ink on paper
Dimensions
22.1 x 14.9 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
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
1985.389
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John M. Rosenfield, Fumiko Cranston, and Edwin A. 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. 42 / pp. 130-131

John M. Rosenfield, The Japanese Courtier: Painting, Calligraphy, and Poetry from the Fogg Art Museum, the Philip Hofer Collection (With a Complementary Selection of Lacquers and Other Arts of Japan from the Collection of F. Bailey Vanderhoef, Jr.), exh. cat., Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Santa Barbara, CA, 1980), Cat. No. 03 / p. 9 (not illustrated)

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