TLF ID M014314
This is a pair of six-fold screens, painted during the Momoyama period (1573-1615) in Japan, depicting chapter 29 of the epic Japanese novel ‘Tale of Genji’. The screens are shown as an enlargeable image. Text onscreen gives detailed information on the history of the novel, the period it was written and an extensive visual analysis. The screens capture the rich pageantry of Japanese court life at the time. Each screen measures 168.0 cm high x 366.0 cm wide and was painted with colour and gold on paper.