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Six Panel Screen: Scenes from the Tale of Genji - Japan,  Edo period circa 1
Six Panel Screen: Scenes from the Tale of Genji - Japan,  Edo period circa 1 - Asian Works of Art Style Six Panel Screen: Scenes from the Tale of Genji - Japan,  Edo period circa 1 - Six Panel Screen: Scenes from the Tale of Genji - Japan,  Edo period circa 1 -
Ref : 94046
9 500 €
Period :
19th century
Provenance :
Japan
Medium :
Mineral pigments, gofun, gold and wood
Dimensions :
L. 105.51 inch X H. 47.83 inch X P. 1.18 inch
Asian Works of Art  - Six Panel Screen: Scenes from the Tale of Genji - Japan,  Edo period circa 1 19th century - Six Panel Screen: Scenes from the Tale of Genji - Japan,  Edo period circa 1
Cristina Ortega & Michel Dermigny

Asian Art


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Six Panel Screen: Scenes from the Tale of Genji - Japan, Edo period circa 1

The Tale of Genji was written in the 11th century by Murasaki Shikibu, a noblewoman, in a combination of poetry, prose, and journal-like writing. The book is about a fictional Prince of Genji and his seductions and romances as an aristocrat in Heian era (794 – 1185) Japan.
This screen depicts an interesting combination of a people within palace interiors and exteriors.
Mineral pigments and gofun on mulberry paper with moriage gold leaf clouds.
121,5 x 268cm

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Cristina Ortega & Michel Dermigny

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Asian Works of Art