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Murasaki Shikibu the celebrated poetess of the tenth century, seated on the veranda of a building overlooking Lake Biwa, composing the Genji Monogatari

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Title
Murasaki Shikibu the celebrated poetess of the tenth century, seated on the veranda of a building overlooking Lake Biwa, composing the Genji Monogatari
Names
Torii, Kiyonaga, 1752-1815 (Printmaker)
Collection

Charles Stewart Smith collection of Japanese prints

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1785 (Approximate)
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection
Shelf locator: 113295
Genres
Prints
Notes
Acquisition: Charles Stewart Smith Collection
Citation/reference: Smith A-11+
Physical Description
Woodcuts
Extent: Image: 15 x 10 in. (38.1 x 25.4 cm) Paper / Sheet: 15 x 10 in. (38.1 x 25.4 cm)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
TMS ID: 341999
TMS Object Number: 113295
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e978b3f0-79cf-0133-dc78-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1752: Creator Born
  • 1785: Created
  • 1815: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Murasaki Shikibu the celebrated poetess of the tenth century, seated on the veranda of a building overlooking Lake Biwa, composing the Genji Monogatari" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1785. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/71de5320-3818-0135-ce63-03340d87c942

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. "Murasaki Shikibu the celebrated poetess of the tenth century, seated on the veranda of a building overlooking Lake Biwa, composing the Genji Monogatari" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 11, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/71de5320-3818-0135-ce63-03340d87c942

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The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection, The New York Public Library. (1785). Murasaki Shikibu the celebrated poetess of the tenth century, seated on the veranda of a building overlooking Lake Biwa, composing the Genji Monogatari Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/71de5320-3818-0135-ce63-03340d87c942

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Murasaki Shikibu the celebrated poetess of the tenth century, seated on the veranda of a building overlooking Lake Biwa, composing the Genji Monogatari