Identification and Creation
Object Number
1973.72.1
People
Attributed to Tosa Mitsuyoshi, Japanese (1539 - 1613)
Title
Beneath the Autumn Leaves (Momiji no Ga), Illustration and Calligraphic Excerpt to Chapter 7 of the Tale of Genji (Genji monogatari)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Genji monogatari: Momiji no ga
Classification
Paintings with Calligraphy
Work Type
album leaf, painting with calligraphy
Date
17th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/93595
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Album leaf mounted as a hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paper
Dimensions
painting proper: H. 24.7 × W. 21.4 cm (9 3/4 × 8 7/16 in.)
overall mounting, including roller ends and suspension cord: H. 147.3 × W. 44.5 cm (58 × 17 1/2 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Hofer Collection of the Printed and Graphic Arts of Asia in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. Paine
Accession Year
1973
Object Number
1973.72.1
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. 182, cat. 42

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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