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Six Panel Screen Chapter View from the Tale of Genji

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Paintings: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1179194
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A six panel screen with mineral colors, and gold leaf clouds meandering though out scenes depicting a view from the Tale of Genji. The chapter that would be closely associated to the screen is Chapter 19, Usugumo, translated as Wisp of Clouds. The scene is showing Prince Genji wearing a white informal court robe, lined with red and is selecting robes for the visit of Lady Akashi. Age: 18th/19th century, Edo Period Size: Bronze metal fittings, Length 109" Height 47.5"