The Festival of the Cherry Blossoms

Japan, Edo period

The Festival of the Cherry Blossoms (Hana no En), Chapter 8 of the Tale of Genji, mid-17th century

Two album pages: ink, opaque watercolors, gold, and lacquer on paper

a: 10 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (27.3 x 24.8 cm)

b: 10 1/2 x 9 3/8 in. (26 x 23.8 cm)

Gift of Dr. William E. Leistner

84.052.008 a,b