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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1985.524
People
Yasojima Sukezaemon, Japanese
Title
Prayer for the Author of the Tale of Genji (Genji kōshiki)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Genji kōshiki
Classification
Calligraphy
Work Type
calligraphy
Date
17th to 18th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/211371
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Thread-bound book; ink on mica decorated colored paper
Dimensions
page: H. 25.1 × W. 18.4 cm (9 7/8 × 7 1/4 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
1985.524
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

John T Carpenter and Melissa McCormick, The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated, exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 2019), p. 120, cat. 15

Exhibition History

The Tale of Genji: A Japanese Classic Illuminated, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 03/05/2019 - 06/16/2019

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