The Burke Collection
Princess Shikishi (式子内親王), from Thirty-six Immortal Poets (三十六歌仙)
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Catalogue information

Edo period, 17th century

Album with thirty-six poems and thirty-six paintings pasted in; ink, color, and gold on fan-shaped silk pieces

Each piece 24.2 x 15.9 cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)

Donated to the Minneapolis Institute of Art by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Burke 1993, fig. 3, pl. 2/no. 20.
Burke, Mary Griggs
Japanese Art: Personal Selections from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Delray Beach, Fla.: The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens.

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Right / Princess Shikishi // When I gaze at the Milky Way, / my sleeves become cooled by / early autumn wind.