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Japanese 6-Panel Screen "Genji Monogotari" - Edo 18th
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Ref : 71777
25 000 €
Period :
18th century
Artist :
Tosa Mitsunari
Provenance :
Japan
Dimensions :
l. 149.61 inch X H. 60.63 inch
Asian Art & Antiques  - Japanese 6-Panel Screen "Genji Monogotari" - Edo 18th 18th century - Japanese 6-Panel Screen "Genji Monogotari" - Edo 18th  - Japanese 6-Panel Screen "Genji Monogotari" - Edo 18th Antiquités - Japanese 6-Panel Screen "Genji Monogotari" - Edo 18th
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Japanese 6-Panel Screen "Genji Monogotari" - Edo 18th

Ink and colors and gold leaf on paper depicting three scenes from the tale of Genji (Genji Monogotari). The right side featuring Tokonatsu (chapter 26), E-awase (chapter 17) in the center and Wakamurasaki (chapter 5) at the left, the vignettes ponctuated by gold clouds in moriage relief. An attribution to the court artist Tosa Mitsunari (1646-1710) appears on an old label affixed to one edge of the screen. Some old restorations as visible on the photos.

Provenance : purchased in Japan by Mr. George H. Macy in charge of the country's largest tea importers. His family's compagny in the late 19th century.

Edo period (1603-1868) 18th century.
Size 54 3/4 x 144 3/4in

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