The screens are fine examples of the Tosa School which painted mainly for the Imperial Court in Kyoto.
Pair of six-fold screens by T Mitsuoki, 16161691
© Ashmolean Museum
- Colours & ink on gold leaf on paper
- 87 x 273 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,500 ( Total: £25,000)
- Acquired in:
- Kochukyo & Co, Tokyo
They illustrate the Genjii Monogatari, the famous 10th century romance, which was one of the most popular sources of subject matter in Japanese painting.