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Scene from Classical Literature


Nishikawa Sukenobu


18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Scene from Classical Literature, Nishikawa Sukenobu
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Medium: Books | From a woodblock printed book; ink on paper
Size: 6 7/8 x 10 11/16 in. (17.5 x 27.2 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: 18th century, Edo period
Inscriptions: storyOnce upon a time, a man met a woman in Kasugani Village in Nara (last half is the poem he sent to her)Japanese:Mukashi otoko nara no miyako Kasugano no sato yori ???naru onna o mite "Kasugano no ????"
Physical Description: double page from a book Tale of the Genji
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: P.78.65.74
Artist: Sukenobu Nishikawa, 1671 - 1750
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: 1671 - 1750
Added to Site: February 28, 2009