Japanese Six Panel Screen: Genji Court Scenes from the Tale of Genji
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. Tosa School painting in mineral pigments with gold leaf clouds on mulberry paper with silk brocade border. Pair available, sold separately.
- 18th Century
- 67" h x 145" w x 3/4" d
- 170.2cm h x 368.3cm w x 1.9cm d
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- over $100,000