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The Festival of the Cherry Blossoms

Hotei Pointing to the MoonMountain landscape
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