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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 53

    Anonymous (17th-18th Century)

    Scenes from The Tale of Genji

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    Anonymous (17th-18th Century)
    Scenes from The Tale of Genji
    Six-panel screen; ink, color, gold and gold leaf on paper
    37 1/8 x 106½in. (94.2 x 270.5cm.)


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    Three chapters of the eleventh-century Tale of Genji appear on this screen. From right to left they are Ch. 1 The Paulownia Court (Kiritsubo), Ch. 7 An Autumn Excursion (Momiji no Ga) and Ch. 14 Channel Buoys (Miotsukushi).

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