Dance celebrating a Remission of Taxes by Unknown Artist

Six-fold screen painting from the Momoyama period, Kano school of Kyoto.


Details

Medium:
Paper, gold paint
Dimensions:
102 x 260 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £1,500)
Acquired in:
1961
Vendor:
Messrs Mayuyama & Company

Stylistically it resembles Kano Naizen screens of 1604 celebrating the 'Festival at the Hokoku Shrine'. Some figures are in Portuguese dress.

Venue details

British Museum Great Russell Street, LONDON London WC1B 3DG 020 7323 8299 www.britishmuseum.org

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