Genji: The World of a Prince. Pamela Buell.

Genji: The World of a Prince
Sketches from the Tale

Indiana University Art Museum. Softcover. 8.6 x 10.0", 43 pp., 1 color plates & 54 b/w illustrations, paper, Bloomington, 1982. Item #4772

This catalog contains 54 paintings from an 18th-century album by a Tosa school artist, now in the Shin'enKan collection, portraying vignettes from Murasaki Shikibu's 11th-century novel, The Tale of Genji. Quotations from Edward G. Seidensticker's translation of The Tale of Genji have been selected to illuminate these illustrations. Chapter synopses included suggest a general outline of selected events and are inspired by the album illustrations.

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