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Six-Panel Meiji Screen of "The Tales of Genji"

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Six-Panel Meiji Screen of "The Tales of Genji"

This beautiful byobu screen is featuring a scene from the famous 11th century novel by Lady Murasaki. It is a continuous scene of a landscape setting with male and female figures in various pavilions engaged in conversation or practicing the arts, with a daimyo dressed in his elaborate regalia riding a black horse with a red saddle blanket, with his retainers in the foreground, a layer of gilt clouds meander throughout the landscape, ink, colors and gilt on paper. Meiji Period 19th Century - Height: 48" x 112" (121.9 x 284.5 cm)

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