Anonymous Rimpa school (17th century) Episodes from the Tale of Genji
Large two panel screen, each panel applied with five shikishi executed in ink, color and gold on paper, the gold-foil paper ground juxtaposed with a gold-flecked silver-foil ground to the lower half, unsigned 67 5/8 x 74 1/2in (172 x 189cm)
Illustrating: Utsusemi (chapter 3, scene 2); Sakaki (chapter 10, scene 3); Aoi (chapter 9, scene 1); Momiji no ga (chapter 7, scene 1); Yadoriji (chapter 49, scene 2); Suma (chapter 12, scene 3); Nowaki (chapter 28, scene 3); Tamakazura (chapter 22, scene 6); Ukifune (chapter 51, scene 4); and Hashihime (chapter 45, scenes 1-2)
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