Japanese Screens, Japanese Screen, Byobu, Japanese Folding Screens, Japanese Paintings, Antique Japanese Painting, Antique Japanese Screens, Japanese Antiques, Japanese Art
Japanese Screens, Japanese Screen, Byobu, Japanese Folding Screens, Japanese Paintings, Antique Japanese Painting, Antique Japanese Screens, Japanese Antiques, Japanese Art
Japanese Screens, Japanese Screen, Byobu, Japanese Folding Screens, Japanese Paintings, Antique Japanese Painting, Antique Japanese Screens, Japanese Antiques, Japanese Art

Tosa School painting showing Lady Murasaki and the Genji on Lake Biwa with the Higashiyama Hills in the distance and surrounding area of Kyoto. Ladies make a giant snowball in the court yard of an imperial residence (with a Japanese screen inside). The Tale of Genji is sometimes referred to as the world’s first novel. It was written in the 11th century by Murasaki Shikibu, a noblewoman, in a combination of poetry, prose, and journal-like writing. The book is about a fictional Prince of Genji and his seductions and romances as an aristocrat in Heian era (794 – 1185) Japan. Mineral pigments on mulberry paper with silk brocade border.

Period
Late 17th century
Origin
Japan
Dimensions
58" h x 141" w x 3/4" d
147.3cm h x 358.1cm w x 1.9cm d
Item #
S0555
Price Range
$50,001 - $100,000

Price Range
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