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Masao Ebina, Japanese, (active 1913–1980)
Tale of Genji: Ch. 2, Hahakigi, 1955
Ink and colors on paper
8 7/8 x 12 3/8 in. (22.6 x 31.5 cm)


Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Purchased with funds from the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2015.1.13


Commentary
Prince Genji in a blue garment, depicted in the background at the left, reading love letters that were sent to him. He is sitting with friends. The "Tale of Genji" is a literary masterpiece, which tells of the intrigue and human drama in the ancient Heian court. This work inspired countless literary works and artworks in subsequent generations.

From: Artelino.com

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The work bears the artist's seal, "Masao."

Medium
Ink and silver- and gold-colored metallic pigments on paper

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