The Burke Collection
“Akashi,” “Miotsukushi,” “Yomogiu,” “Sekiya,” and “E-awase” (明石、澪標、蓬生、関屋、絵合) chapters of Genji monogatari (源氏物語)
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Catalogue information

Muromachi period, 16th century

Handscroll; ink on paper

15 x 1051.5 cm (5 7/8 in. x 34 ft. 6 in.)

Donated to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York by the Mary and Jackson Burke Foundation in 2015


Tokyo National Museum 1985a, no. 10
Tokyo National Museum
Nihon bijutsu meihin ten: New York Burke Collection / A Selection of Japanese Art from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun.

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Avitabile 1990, no. 63
Avitabile, Gunhild
[Editor]. Die Kunst des alten Japan: Meisterwerke aus der Mary and Jackson Burke Collection, New York. Exh. cat. Frankfurt: Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt.

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Katagiri Yayoi 1996, pp. 69–86
Katagiri Yayoi
“Baaku Korekushon no Hakubyō Genji monogatari emaki nishu / Two Hakubyō Genji Monogatari Emaki in the Burke Collection.” Nihon Bunka Kenkyū, no. 8 (March): 69–86.

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Tsuji Nobuo et al. 2005, no. 31.
Tsuji Nobuo et al.
Nyūyōku Bāku korekushon-ten: Nihon no bi sanzennen no kagayaki / Enduring Legacy of Japanese Art: The Mary Griggs Burke Collection. Exh. cat., Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu; Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of Art; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum; and Miho Museum, Shigaraki, Shiga Prefecture. [Tokyo]: Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha.

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