Edo Period, 19th century
Height: 67.5 inches
Width: 135.5 inches
A medium-size six panel screen decorated with scenes from the famous Japanese novel The Tale of Genji written by Lady Murasaki in the 11th century, depicting from left to right, a man standing by a seated woman in pavilion; a lady seated in a pavilion among pine tree and blossoming cherry trees, holding a brush and writing calligraphy on a scroll; a man and his attendant walking on a path looking back at deer among hills. Sealed on the lower left corner.
Materials/Techniques: Ink and pigments on paper, brocade and lacquered wood frame.
Condition: Excellent, with some light staining and restorations