The Burke Collection
“Aoi” (葵) chapter of Genji monogatari (源氏物語)
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Catalogue information

Muromachi period, 16th century

Handscroll; ink on paper

12 x 572 cm (4 3/4 in. x 18 ft. 9 1/8 in.)

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


Burke 1993, fig. 7, p. 24
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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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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Tōkan Family Collection