The chapter 'Hana-no-en' from the 'Tale of Genji'
1756 - 1829
Prince Genji in peory garden, The flower fest of Genji
Genji Hana no en
Place where the work was made
32.2 x 22.1 cm image; 32.6 x 22.5 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.c., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Eishi ga [picture by Eishi]". Not dated.
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 2 exhibitions
The Floating World: Japan's World of transient pleasures, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 May 1994–17 Jul 1994
Heroes and Villains, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 19 May 2001–19 Aug 2001
Referenced in 4 publications
Ramona Koval, 24 Hours, 'Rising son', pp.28-30, New South Wales, Mar 2003, 29 (colour illus.).
Jackie Menzies, The Floating World: Japan's world of transient pleasures, Sydney, 1994, not paginated. cat. no. L1
Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections: Vol V: British Museum II, Tokyo. colour plate 186
AJIOKA Chiaki (Curator), Heroes and villains: from Japan's floating world, Sydney, May 2001, 7. cat.no. 2.1