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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
Japanese
Title
The Prince Hikaru Genji Holding an Insect Cage under Drooping Cherry Blossom
Work Type
color woodcuts
Date
c. 1847
Material
Color woodcut
Period
Edo
Measurements
sheet: 14 5/8 x 10 1/4 inches
Description
Parody of a scene from the Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari), written by the poetess Murasaki Shikibu at the end of the 10th century. Part of a triptych.
Repository
Wriston Art Center Galleries, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
Accession Number
36.029
Subject
figures;men;princes;insects;cages;Hikaru Genji;flowers;plants
Rights
Wriston Art Center Galleries, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, wriston-gallery@lawrence.edu, 920-832-6890
Wriston Art Center Galleries, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI, wriston-gallery@lawrence.edu, 920-832-6890
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File Properties
File Name
36029.tif
SSID
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