Shell Painting of the Tale of Genji from Ehagaki sekai

貝合わせ 「源氏物語」

Japanese
Late Meiji era
1908
Bokuchitei Kuronbô (Japanese, dates unknown), Publisher Kokkei shinbun sha (Japanese)


Place of Creation: Japan

Dimensions

Overall (trimmed): 13.8 x 8.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2002.2106

Medium or Technique

Color lithograph; ink on card stock

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Postcards

Provenance

Ex. Jaeger Collection

Leonard A. Lauder Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Fractional gift of Lauder (Accession date: March 20, 2002); formerly in the Jaeger Collection

Credit Line

Leonard A. Lauder Collection of Japanese Postcards