This installation from SAM’s collection features the art of women in Japan, including paintings of The Tale of Genji, an 11th-century novel written by a woman and the most influential piece of literature in Japan, as well as prints, kimonos, and lacquerware that showcase women’s self-fashioning.Image: Three Geisha: Kayo of Osaka, Hitotsuru of Kyoto, and Kokichi of Tokyo, 1877, Kobayashi Kiyochika, woodblock print (oban tate-e); ink and color with metallic pigments, 14¼ x 9½ in. Asian Art Acquisition Fund, 2013.10.1.
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