The Burke Collection
Fifty-four scenes from Genji monogatari (源氏物語)
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Catalogue information

Edo period, late 17th century

Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper

Each screen 170 x 379 cm (66 7/8 in. x 12 ft. 5 1/4 in.)

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


Murase 1975, no. 58
Murase, Miyeko
Japanese Art: Selections from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection. Exh. cat. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Tokyo National Museum 1985a, no. 31
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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Buckland 2004, no. 2.
Buckland, Rosina
Golden Fantasies: Japanese Screens from New York Collections. Exh. cat. New York: Asia Society.

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