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

Edo period, 17th century

Two albums of painting; ink, color, and gold on paper

Each album 14.7 x 13.1 cm (5 3/4 x 5 1/8 in.)

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


Tokyo National Museum 1985a, no. 40
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. 69
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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Murase 2001
Murase, Miyeko
The Tale of Genji: Legends and Paintings. New York: George Braziller.

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Mackenzie and Finkel 2004, pp. 206–7, no. 16.6.
Mackenzie, Colin, and Irving Finkel
[Editors]. Asian Games: The Art of the Contest. Exh. cat., Asia Society Museum, New York, and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. New York: Asia Society.

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