The Tale of Uji Shūi Picture Scroll


The handscroll paintings of the Tales of Uji Shūi, are made with inks, colours and gold on paper. Created in Japan probably during the Kanbun era (1661–1673) by an unknown artist. A compilation of older stories, the Tales of Uji Shūi are thought to have been completed in the first half of the thirteenth century.

This book explores the beauty of the Tales of Uji Shūi Picture Scroll and is written in Japanese. It contains some English commentaries.

It is a hardback format and measures 30.4 x 22.8 x 4.2 cm.


  • Dimensions: 30.4 x 22.8 x 4.2 cm
  • Weight: 930g
  • Author: Shane McCausland, Hidemi Kobayashi
  • Publisher: Bensey Publishing Inc
  • Pages: 107
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9784585003328​