Japanese Tosa School album leaf painting depicting Chapter 51 Ukifune (A Boat Upon The Waters) from the “The Tale of Genji” where, Niou takes Ukifune to the Islet of Oranges the scene depicted in gold mist perspective of two figures in a boat with a noble pine tree in the foreground and the rooftop of the castle off in the distance, all painted in ink and mineral pigments on paper with gold leaf clouds and details.
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The Tale of Genji 源氏物語 - a classic work of Japanese literature written by the Japanese noblewoman, Lady Murasaki Shikibu in the early years of the 11th century, around the peak of the Heian period. It is sometimes called the world's first novel, the first modern novel, the first psychological novel or the first novel still to be considered a classic. (painting: Scene from the Tale of Genji by KATSUSHIKA Hokusai)