Asian Art
Artist: Tosa School, Japanese, early 15th–late 19th century

Wakamurasaki (The Young Murasaki or Lavender)

ca. 1630s

Album leaf: ink and color with gold pigment and gold leaves on paper

without mounting (each): 12 3/16 × 10 1/4 in. (31 × 26 cm)
Partial gift from Sondra Milne Henderson and purchased with funds from The Japan Foundation Endowment of the Council on East Asian Studies
2009.96.1
Geography: 
Japan
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Sondra Milne Henderson, London; Zenda Kiichiro Collection, Kyoto

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 2009,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009): 150.

Joe Earle, Imperial Album Painting : Genji and Omi (London: Milne Henderson, 2001), 10–11, fig. 1.

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