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Scenes from the Tale of Genji

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Provenance

Prior to 1886 purchased by Ernest Francisco Fenollosa; 1886 purchased by Charles Goddard Weld from Ernest Fenollosa; 1911 bequeathed by Charles Goddard Weld to the Museum.

Credit Line

Fenollosa-Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early 17th century

Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-TSYR-2a

Dimensions

159.6 x 364.6 cm (62 13/16 x 143 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.298

Medium or Technique

One of a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings